We are very sad to learn that HENRY BUTLER, musician and photographer, blind artist, passed away. Henry Butler was featured in the HBO documentary “Dark Light: the Art of Blind Photographers. https://www.hbo.com/…/dark-light-the-art-of-b…/synopsis.html
Blind since infancy but blessed with charisma and a resonant voice, he was an acclaimed talented pianist and also a photographer exhibited in galleries around the world. After Hurricane Katrina, Henry lost his piano and many of his belongings, and lived for a time, “in exile,” as he called it, in Colorado, before eventually resettling in NY. His last album, in 2014, was Viper’s Drag, a collaboration with a gifted group of New York musicians led by trumpeter/arranger Steven Bernstein.
Long live his memory, his art, his talent and his generosity. In Memoriam. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44723987#