Collection: Barry Schneier

Barry Schneier is a photographer and writer who began his career in the 1970s working with up and coming as well as established musicians in Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles, while chronicling the lifestyles and culture of the era.

His work has been exhibited in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, The Grammy Museum and is housed in permanent collections at Paramount Studios, CBS, MTV, The New England Folk Archives, The Smithsonian and The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music.

His work has also appeared in numerous books, publications as well as featured on album art. Barry is most noted for his work capturing a young Bruce Springsteen at The Harvard Square Theatre in 1974 the night music critic and writer for Rolling Stone Magazine, Jon Landau, would write in his review of the evening “I saw rock and roll future and his name is Bruce Springsteen”. The stories and photos of that evening are the subject of Barry’s book “Bruce Springsteen: Rock and Roll Future” published by Backstreets Publishing.

Barry Schneier