Geoff Wonfor:向披頭士樂隊、"樂隊援助 "和 "地鐵 "導演致敬

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Geoff Wonfor:向披頭士樂隊、"樂隊援助 "和 "地鐵 "導演致敬

他的密友和音樂家雷-萊德洛(Ray Laidlaw)將他描述為一個 "人民的人 "和一個 "不可思議的天才"。

來自林迪斯法恩(Lindisfarne)樂隊的萊德勞說,他在20多歲時就認識了旺夫,這位導演對他來說是一個 "驚人的靈感"。

"他告訴BBC Look North,"他對生活有着驚人的熱情,是一個很好的人。

"[他]很有創造力,是一個人見人愛的人......他在酒吧里和工作人員在一起會更開心。"

電視節目主持人韋爾奇在推特上說,她 "聽到這位傳奇人物的去世,非常非常難過"。

聽到傳奇人物@吉奧夫-翁福德的死訊,我非常難過。

一個東北的巨人。精彩的父親、祖父和朋友,我們所有的@桑德福薩米家族都會非常想念你。❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ - Denise Welch (@RealDeniseWelch) November 22, 2022 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.在Twitter上查看原始推文

1997年,Wonfor為《披頭士選集》贏得了格萊美最佳音樂視頻獎,這是一部記錄樂隊歷史的八集電視連續劇。

他之前告訴BBC。"這很了不起,是我一生中最大的刺激。我們不知道該期待什麼,我們從未夢想過會有那樣的人群,那是巨大的。

"我不敢相信他的體型,就像一個磚砌的外屋,但如此溫柔,他做了所有人們期待他做的事情。"


His close friend and musician Ray Laidlaw described him as a "man of the people" and an "incredible talent".

Laidlaw, from the band Lindisfarne, said he had known Wonfor since they were in their early 20s and the director was an "amazing inspiration" to him.

"He had an amazing zest for life and was a wonderful bloke to be around," he told BBC Look North.

"[He was] So creative and a man of the people... he would be much happier being with the crew in the pub."

TV presenter Welch tweeted she was "so, so sad to hear of the death of the legend".

So so sad to hear of the death of the legend @GeoffWonfor.

A north east titan. Wonderful father, grandfather and friend All of our @sundayforsammy family will miss you so much. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ — Denise Welch (@RealDeniseWelch) November 22, 2022 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. View original tweet on Twitter

In 1997, Wonfor won a Grammy award for best music video for the Beatles Anthology, an eight-part TV series chronicling the history of the band.

He previously told the BBC: "It was amazing, the greatest thrill of my life. We didn't know what to expect we never dreamed there would be crowds like that, it was immense.

"I couldn't believe the size of him, like a brick outhouse, but so gentle and he did everything that was expected of him."

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