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George Michael: A Life in Photos

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1985
George Michael of pop duo Wham! photographed in Sydney, Australia in 1985.
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1980
George Michael poses at home with his cat after losing his voice and being forced to cancel a number of live shows in London in 1980.
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1983
George Michael & Andrew Ridgely of WHAM!
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1985
George Michael of Wham! photographed in Sydney, Australia in Jan., 1985.
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1984
George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley of pop group Wham! during a live performance.
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1985
George Michael, Bono, Paul McCartney, Freddie Mercury and Bob Geldof perform on stage during the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium on July 12, 1985 in London, England.
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1985
George Michael in Sydney, Australia in 1985.
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1988
George Michael on stage in 1988.
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1987
George Michael photographed in London in 1987.
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1988
George Michael performs on stage during the Faith Tour in Rotterdam, Netherlands on April 12, 1988.
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1987
George Michael photographed in 1987 to promote his recording, ‘Faith.’
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1988
George Michael with girlfriend Kathy Yeung on a train looking at fans through the window in Japan in March, 1988.
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1988
George Michael performs on stage in Japan in March, 1988.
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1988
George Michael appearing in front of photographers at a press conference in Japan in March, 1988.
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1995
George Michael and Elton John at the Gianni Versace ‘Men Without Ties’ launch party in London on June 15, 1995.
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1997
George Michael performs with Stevie Wonder at the 4th annual VH-1 Honors Awards on April 10, 1997.
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2000
George Michael and Garth Brooks during Equality Rocks Concert at RFK Stadium on April 29, 2000.
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2005
George Michael and Paul McCartney performing live onstage at Live 8 in 2005.
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2012
George Michael in concert at the LG Arena in Birmingham, Britain on Sept. 16, 2012.
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2012
George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 12, 2012 in London, England.
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2012
Adele hugs presenter singer George Michael as she accepts the British Album of the Year award for her album “21” at the BRIT Awards 2012 in London on Feb. 21, 2012.
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2012
George Michael performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 12, 2012 in London, England.