On this day, April 4, 1941, illustrator David Edward Byrd was born in what is now Cleveland, Tennessee. Byrd studied at the Boston Museum School and at the Carnegie –MellonUniversity. From the late 1960s through the mid-1970s Byrd created posters for a variety of Rock groups and stars including the original poster for the 1969 Woodstock Festival. He’s worked for the world of movies creating posters and for Disney as an imaginer.

David Edward Byrd