Hugh Hefner Playboy magazine founder dies aged 91 休.海夫納《花花公子》雜誌創辦人逝世,享壽91

 

精英翻譯設轉自http://iservice.ltn.com.tw/Service/english/english.php?engno=1140500&day=2017-10-03

 

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Hugh Hefner, American founder of the international adult magazine Playboy, has died at the age of 91. Playboy Enterprises Inc. said he passed away peacefully at home in Los Angeles, from natural causes.

 

休.海夫納,國際成人雜誌《花花公子》的美國籍創辦人,終年91歲。花花公子有限公司指出,他在洛杉磯家中安詳過世,死於自然因素。

 

Hefner began publishing Playboy in his kitchen in 1953. It became the largest-selling men’s magazine in the world, shifting seven million copies a month at its peak. The first edition featured a set of nude photographs of Marilyn Monroe.

 

海夫納於1953年在自家廚房開始出版《花花公子》。該刊成為全球銷量最大的男性雜誌,高峰期的月銷量達700萬冊。其創刊號以一組瑪麗蓮夢露的裸照為特色。

 

Hefner’s trailblazing magazine helped make nudity more acceptable in mainstream publications, despite emerging at a time when US states could legally ban contraceptives. It also made him a multi-millionaire, spawning a business empire that included casinos and nightclubs.

 

海夫納的開創性雜誌,讓裸體更為主流出版界所接受,儘管該刊興起於美國多州可合法禁止避孕藥的年代。該刊也讓他成為富豪,造就出涵蓋賭場與夜店的商業帝國。

 

Cooper Hefner, his son, said his father would be "greatly missed by many". He paid tribute to his father’s "exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer," and called him an advocate for free speech, civil rights and sexual freedom.

 

他的兒子庫柏.海夫納表示,他的父親將會「深受許多人懷念」。他向父親「作為媒體及文化先驅的獨特且具影響力的人生」致敬,並稱他是言論自由、公民權利及情慾自由的倡議者。

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