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Iggy the Eskimo AKA Evelyn Rose – Her Biography

Iggy the Eskimo AKA Evelyn Rose or Iggy the Inuit Evelyn Rose, better known as “Iggy the Eskimo,” was a mysterious figure in the 1960s London scene. Little is known about her early life, including her exact birth date or family details. The nickname “Eskimo” is believed to have been given to her because of her mixed-race heritage. Some people mistakenly believed to have Inuit origins. The term Eskimo is considered offensive and is today replaced with the word Inuit. Her original name is used in this article as this is a document of history. She briefly dated Syd Barrett and even featured on an album cover of his. Despite their brief coupling, she is part of the Pink Floyd story. This is because she was very prominent on the album cover. She passed away at age 69 in December 2017. Iggy’s Association with Syd Barrett Iggy’s claim to fame...

Iggy Rose the Eskimo

City Wakes – Unseen Iggy The Eskimo Video

Links and Resources – | Iggy The Eskimo Photos | Syd Barrett – City Wakes Website | Previous News Story with full details | New Iggy Pics on City Wakes Website A previously unseen video of Iggy The Eskimo is to be shown on the final day of the Syd Barrett City Wakes event.  The event is the first official tribute to Syd Barrett and will incorporate a series of multi-faceted events that are expected to generate considerable international interest!  Syd was, of course, the driving force behind the band for their first album Piper at the Gates of Dawn. You can read full information about the event on this page and see a Full List of Events. Iggy was a former girlfriend of Syd Barrett and features on the front cover of his solo album The Madcap Laughs.  This film, which was directed by Anthony Stern featuring an original soundtrack...