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This portrait is dedicated to all fans of the King of Pop.
The work that we publish today is very important to me. Almost from childhood Michael Jackson was my great inspiration. From an early age I drew portraits of the King of Pop, but not always me coming out. :-) I think this is one of the largest and most outstanding artists in the world, which reached the top. Many contemporary artists try to emulate Michael, which unfortunately often ends in disaster. :-)
Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, died. Jun. 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA) - American musician, entertainer, dancer, composer, songwriter and philanthropist , whose career and personal life have become an important part of popular culture past four decades. Known as one of the best performers of pop music and one of the most popular musicians in history, known as the "King of Pop".
For his achievements in the music industry include a revolutionary approach to music videos (initiated by the music video for the song "Thriller" in 1983) and the market has been dominated popular music in the 80s The twentieth century. He was also the first black artist who was strong support in television, particularly MTV, which is to the benefit of both parties to promote his pioneering music videos for the songs Thriller and Billie Jean. Popularized a complicated dance moves, such as the moonwalk and robot dance.
He began his musical career at the age of 7 years, as the lead singer of the family band The Jackson 5 His first solo album, Got to Be There, released in 1971, while still a member of the group that eventually split in 1984. The full artist began his solo career in 1979, and her breakthrough peak in the 80s and 90 Twentieth century, the release of the album Thriller, the worldwide sales of more than 100 million copies. After Thriller Jackson seemed more albums reaching high positions in the charts and selling Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory (1995) and Invincible (2001).
During his career he has received 14 Grammy Awards, and 13 of his singles ranked on the charts in the United States. In November 2006, Raymone Bain, Jackson's spokeswoman, announced that Michael Jackson has sold over 750 million copies of records worldwide, but according to the latest data, confirmed Jackson's album sales (including the Jackson 5) is 250 million albums, singles and 150 million 15 million files music. Both results make it one of the best selling artists of all time.
From 1988 to 2005, Jackson lived on his estate in California, known as Neverland Ranch, where he built an amusement park and private zoo, frequented by children. In 1993 the artist was accused of molesting minors. Topic connection with Michael Jackson's children appeared again in 2003, after the issuance of the document Living with Michael Jackson, but in 2005 he was acquitted of all charges. Jackson had three children: Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. (known as "Prince"), Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince Michael Jackson (aka "Blanket").
He died June 25, 2009, at the age of 50 years, as a result of "sudden cardiac arrest.
This work was done with soft pencils. The paper size is 30x36.