Brian Samuel Epstein (* 19. September 1934 in Liverpool, England; † 27. August 1967 in London, England) was a British businessman, who admits became as a manager of the group of music The the Beatles.
The family Epstein came for the first time into contact with the family McCartney, when the father of Paul McCartney in the shop of the father of Brian Epstein bought a piano. Epstein got a work in its straight opened business Northern England music net curtain from its father. When the father opened a second business in Liverpool, Brian Epstein received the full responsibility over it. At the 3. August 1961 began Brian Epstein with a regular column in the popular music newspaper Mersey Beat.
The Beatles were noticeable Brian Epstein for the first time by the single My Bonnie , for which in its shop one had repeated asked. On this record singer Tony Sheridan accompanied the Beatles'. Epstein and its friend Alistair Taylor went on it into the overcrowded Cavern club, which lay directly around the corner of their shop, in order to sound oneself an appearance of the Beatles. Epstein was directly impressed by their music, their rhythm and their humor on the stage.
To 10. December 1961 was decided that Epstein of the managers of the Beatles became. Thereupon 24 became in the afternoon. January 1962 in the office of NEMS a contract for five years signed. Epstein did not sign, in order to give the Beatles' possibility of stepping out at any time of the contract.
Although Epstein does not admit straight for sense of business was, then it was nevertheless in the initial years driving Kraft behind success that volume. When Epstein met the volume for the first time, the musicians Jeans and Lederjacken carried and played rauen skirt' n' roll. It convinced it to carry for suit and not to smoke on the stage no more. Also it was the Choreograph of the synchronous inclination of the Beatles at the end of an appearance. This clean, adrette occurrence made the Beatles for a larger public acceptable.
After it had been rejected by all large disk companies, it succeeded to accommodate Epstein the volume with the small label Parlophone of the EMI. When those stood for volume briefly before its break-through, asked John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison to dismiss the Schlagzeuger Pete Best because its impact things play was too bad. For it stepped thereupon Ringo rigid into the volume in. According to own statement, in “The the Beatles Anthology “, was it the music producer George Martin, which insisted on the dismissal Bests.
Brian Epstein was homosexual, and one whispered that he was in love with John Lennon and even a relationship with him had, when he spent a common vacation in Spain with John Lennon at the end of of May 1963. Lennon disclaimed these rumors later.
Epstein deceased at an overdose drugs (probable sleeping pills) to 27. August 1967. Officially one spoke of an accident, but one speculated also upon suicide. As also is, the death of Epstein released with the Beatles' large embarrassment and led possibly in former times to the dissolution of the group, when it would have been otherwise the case. Its influence on the artistic work of the Beatles was not however never very large and since the group any more on tour went, did not give it also organizational no longer much for it to do.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||manager the Beatles'|
|DATE OF BIRTH||19. September 1934|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Liverpool, England|
|DYING DATE||27. August 1967|
|DYING PLACE||London, England|