Linda McCartney

Musician, Visual Artist

1941 – 1998

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Who was Linda McCartney?

Linda Louise, Lady McCartney was an American musician, photographer and animal rights activist, and was married to Paul McCartney, a founding member of the Beatles.

In 1969, Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman, and their marriage was blessed at St John's Wood Church. Later, they formed McCartney's band, Wings. In the same year Paul adopted Heather Louise, Linda's daughter from her first marriage to Joseph Melville See. The McCartneys had three children: Mary Anna, Stella Nina, and James Louis.

She wrote several vegetarian cookbooks, became a business entrepreneur, and was a professional photographer, publishing Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era. McCartney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, and died at the age of 56 on April 17, 1998, in Tucson, Arizona, where the McCartneys had a ranch.

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Born
Sep 24, 1941
New York City
Also known as
  • Linda Louise Eastman
  • Linda Eastman
  • Lady Linda Louise McCartney
  • Linda Louise McCartney
  • Lady McCartney
  • Lady Linda McCartney
  • Eastman
  • Wings
  • Linda Eastman McCartney
  • Lady McCartney Eastman
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Arizona
  • Scarsdale High School
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Apr 17, 1998
Tucson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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