10 Facts About Alan Aldridge


Alan Aldridge was a British artist, graphic designer and illustrator.


Alan Aldridge is best known for his psychedelic artwork made for books and record covers by The Beatles and The Who.


Alan Aldridge is survived by 8 children: fashion photographer Miles Aldridge, model and social activist Saffron Aldridge and Marc from his first marriage to Rita Farthing; two sons, Pim and Toby, from a relationship with Andrea Gayler; and two daughters, models Lily Aldridge and Ruby Aldridge, and a son, James, from his second marriage to Laura Lyons, which ended in divorce.


Alan Aldridge first worked as an illustrator at The Sunday Times Magazine.


Alan Aldridge designed a series of science fiction book covers for Penguin Books.


Alan Aldridge made a big impression with his illustrations for the book The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics.


Alan Aldridge provided illustrations for The Penguin Book of Comics, a history of British and American comic art.

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Alan Aldridge is possibly best known for the picture book The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper Feast, a series of illustrations of anthropomorphic insects and other creatures, which he created in collaboration with Harry Willock.


Alan Aldridge created the artwork for Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John in 1975.


Alan Aldridge was the creator of the Hard Rock Cafe logo.