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Alberto Granado RIP: Che Guevara Got The T-Shirts, You Got Old

IT was Che Guevara’s biographers and marketeers good fortune that the revolutionary died before he got too old. Che was 39 when he was executed. Alberto Korda’s photograph (Guerrillero Heroico) of the soft-eyed poet immortalised Che as a pioneering lover of freedom.  His childhood friend Alberto Granado lived to be 88. He is not forever young.

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Posted: 6th, March 2011 | In: Flashback | Comment