The a number of award profitable British director Bruce Gowers has died on the age of 82.
In response to his household, the pioneering Emmy-winning director of music movies died in Santa Monica on Sunday of an acute respiratory an infection.
Gowers, was maybe most well-known for Queen’s iconic 1975 video, Bohemian Rhapsody, through which the band members’ faces are depicted towards a darkish background as they sing in concord. The video helped cement their place in historical past as one of many world’s largest teams.
Different music movies he directed included the Rolling Stones’ Sizzling Stuff, Michael Jackson’ s She’s Out of My League and Fleetwood Mac’s Landslide.
Gowers’ gained a number of Emmy, Grammy, MTV and DGA Awards as a director and producer.
His credit additionally embrace lots of of main tv occasions, episodes and award reveals similar to The Primetime Emmy Awards, The Billboard Awards, The MTV Video Music Awards, and, for eight seasons, American Idol, for which he gained the 2009 Emmy for Finest Musical Selection Director.
Different award nominations included an Emmy for a similar award for his work on Fleetwood Mac: The Dance.
Earlier on in his profession in 1985, he was additionally nominated alongside the editors of The Fifth Worldwide Guinness Guide of World Data for excellent videotape enhancing for a restricted sequence or a particular.