Beale St. Music Festival artist George Hunt is dead at 87

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 06, 2020 10:57 AM CT | Published: December 05, 2020 12:40 PM CT

Since 1992, Hunt was the official artist for the Beale Street Music Festival, creating a new painting for the festival each year for nearly three decades.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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