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Brian Epstein

Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager Brian Epstein

Profession: Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager


Why Famous: Beatles

Born: September 19, 1934
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: August 27, 1967 (aged 32)
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

Historical Events

  • 1961-12-03 The Beatles meet future manager Brian Epstein
  • 1961-12-13 The Beatles sign a formal agreement to be managed by Brian Epstein
  • 1962-01-24 Brian Epstein signs management contract with the Beatles
  • 1962-10-01 Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage The Beatles through 1977
  • 1963-11-11 Brian Epstein & Ed Sullivan sign a 3 show contract for The Beatles
  • 1967-10-17 Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue

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