VideoEmon Hassan

Three Lives of Hank Aberle

VideoEmon Hassan
Three Lives of Hank Aberle

The title is misleading. Hank Aberle has actually lived many lives but for this piece we'll just get a glimpse into three - his life as the guitar player for The Glitterhouse (You might recognize them from the soundtrack of Barbarella), his life as a guitar maker, and his life as an obsessed collector of over 24,000 music and audio recordings. 

The following three videos are from a visit to Hank's old apartment in Manhattan. He has since moved out of the city, but his collection still grows and includes music recordings in formats you and I didn't even know existed.