Barrie Wentzell’s photography career is diverse, spanning the worlds of fashion, music and advertising. After a chance encounter, Wentzell photographed a young Diana Ross, an image that was featured on the cover of The Melody Maker. At the time, The Melody Maker was England’s most renowned music publication. Wentzell was signed as the exclusive chief photographer for the paper from 1965 to 1975. During this time he photographed icons such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. His vast archives also include celebrated artists like Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin and Joan Baez.