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Bob Geldof, 1951 musician, singer, songwriter, actor. Lead singer of The Boomtown Rats... he co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas"... and in 1984 he and Midge Ure founded the charity supergroup Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. They went on to organise the charity super-concert Live Aid the following year and the Live 8 concerts in 2005. Geldof currently serves as an adviser to the ONE Campaign, founded by fellow Irish humanitarian Bono. More

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From riots to rock royalty: How one photographer went from capturing conflicts to snapping music's biggest stars

Getting wed in red: Paula Yates and Bob Geldof on the day of their marriage in 1986 with his Boomtown Rats bandmates and friends from the world of pop, including Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet. Back row (from left): Johnnie Fingers, Garry Roberts, Tony Hadley, John Taylor, Simon le Bon, Martin Kemp, George Michael, Gary Kemp, Simon Crowe, Steve Norman and the 15-year-old Aled Jones, who sang at the ceremony. Seated (from left): Midge Ure, John Keeble, Paula Yates, Bob Geldof and David Bowie

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Your Morning Shot: Sir Bob Geldof

Bob-Geldof-Morning-Shot: Indem sie ihr Ausgangsmaterial, beispielsweise das menschliche Gesicht, radikal attackieren, verzerren, fast zerstören, geben sie die Beziehbarkeit ihrer Bilder oder Sichtweisen nicht auf.

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July 13, 1985: Live Aid The biggest rock concert and charity event in history was held twenty-eight years ago this day. The event was organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine, and was staged simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London (79,000 audience) and JFK Stadium in Philadelphia (approx. 100,000 audience), and broadcast globally to an estimated 1.9 million viewers across 150 nations. Performances in London included (in order of…

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