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Andrew MacNaughtan, Canadian photographer, died he was 47.


Andrew Neil MacNaughtan was a Canadian photographer and music video director died he was 47..[1][2] He won four Juno Awards for his work as a photographer, director and album art designer, including three wins for CD/DVD Artwork Design of the Year in 1995 for Our Lady Peace‘s album Naveed, in 1998 for Tom Cochrane‘s Songs of a Circling Spirit and in 2004 for Jann Arden‘s Love Is the Only Soldier, and one win for Music DVD of the Year for Rush‘s Rush in Rio in 2004.[3]

(25 February 1964 – 25 January 2012)

Artists for whom MacNaughtan directed music videos included Rush, Great Big Sea, The Gandharvas, Aaron Carter, Michael Bublé and SHeDAISY.
He also launched ArtGivesHope, a charity to help families in Africa affected by HIV/AIDS, in the early 2010s. He published the photography book Grace: Africa in Photographs in 2011 to raise funds for the organization.[1] The charity was inspired by MacNaughtan’s work photographing Live8 in 2005.[4]
MacNaughtan died 25 January 2012 of a heart attack in Los Angeles during an assignment with Rush.[1]

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