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Chuck Pulin: an appreciationApril 22, 2010 12:11 PM · By Jim Bessman
One of the New York music scene's unsung heroes, Chuck Pulin, died in his sleep earlier this week, cause unknown.
Mainly a music business trade photographer, he wasn't a celebrity, known for having cover spreads in Vanity Fair or Rolling Stone. He was simply a solid, dependable professional, hired to shoot hundreds if not thousands of concerts and music business functions and events.
He was 69, and outlived probably 99.99 percent of the artists and executives he photographed. He was a reassuring fixture in an ever-changing New York music world.
"He was at everything," says Allan Pepper, co-owner of legendary showcase club The Bottom Line, which closed in 2004. "He was older than he looked, but had a youthful presence about him and was such a gentle soul."
One thing Chuck wasn't was paparazzi.
"He was the kind of guy who did things because he thought they were the right things to do--as opposed to looking for a payoff," continues Pepper. .... go here for the full story: