A LIFE IN PICTURES
Can-do camera: Suzuki through the years.
1 Damo, aged 10, with (right) younger brother Hirofumi.
2 The 18-year-old Damo living the hippy life in Gräsmark, south-west Sweden, and finding it wanting, but still something to be learned from.
3 The Never-Ending Tour hits Brighton: Suzuki on-stage at the Hope & Ruin, October 11, 2016, shortly after a major operation.
4 Hovercraft of the gods: going cross-channel with Can in ‘71, from left: Damo, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, Holger Czukay and Michael Karoli.
5 The stripey-trousered philanthropist: Damo (centre) with Karoli (far left) and Gary Lucas (thumbs up, second left), in 1998.
6 Kabuki Suzuki: ’80s Damo puts on some slap for photographer Heinz Kastrop.
7 The Can Men cometh: Damo (right) with original Can vocalist Malcolm Mooney on a double-header UK trip, April 2007.
8 Getting better: Damo at home in Cologne with partner Elke Morsbach, co-star of Michelle Heighway’s in-production film Energy.
9 Shades of greatness: at the start of his short but seismic Can adventure.