Apple Celebrates Steve Jobs’ Life with Norah Jones and Coldplay Concerts (Aerial Video)
Steve Jobs memorial at Apple headquarters, 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino today.
Al Gore, Norah Jones, Coldplay at Apple Memorial
The celebration of Steve Jobs’ life featured performances by Norah Jones and Coldplay. There were non-musical speeches by CEO Tim Cook, head designer Jonathan (Jony) Ive, Bill Campbell, & Al Gore (member of Apple board of directors).
That was a really moving ceremony. Norah Jones, Coldplay, Al Gore… Got choked up when they played Steve reading “Here’s to the Crazy Ones”
Coldplay & Norah Jones @ Apple Memorial 4 Steve Jobs+ speeches by Tim Cook, Johny Ive, Bill Campbell & Al Gore. Hope they release video soon
Norah Jones also played a cover of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan, one of Steve Jobs’ favorite musicians:
At today’s Steve Jobs event at Apple, Nora Jones played 3 beautiful songs including a Bob Dylan cover. And Coldplay annoyed people for 4
The private, company wide event today is for all Apple employees. Even the highly trafficked Apple Retail stores were closed for 3 hours today (despite the new iPhone 4S launch) to stream the event to employees.
Video: Steve Jobs Apple Memorial
Arial Video by CNET shows the crowd (iOS version on their site):
Steve Jobs was 56 when he passed away on October 5 due to pancreatic cancer. A small private gathering / funeral took place on October 7, and on October 16, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names were invited to a memorial at Stanford University.