Astrid Kirchherr

Photographer, Visual Artist

1938 –

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Who is Astrid Kirchherr?

Astrid Kirchherr, is a German photographer and artist and is well known for her association with the Beatles, and her photographs of the Beatles during their Hamburg days: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best.

Kirchherr met artist Sutcliffe in the Kaiserkeller bar in Hamburg in 1960, where he was playing bass with the Beatles, and was later engaged to him, before his death in 1962. Although Kirchherr has taken very few photographs since 1967, her early work has been exhibited in Hamburg, Bremen, London, Liverpool, New York City, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Vienna and at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. She has published three limited-edition books of photographs.

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Born
May 20, 1938
Hamburg
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  • Germany
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on July 23, 2013

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