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Brian Epstein (1934-1967), Pop impresario; manager of The Beatles

Sitter in 10 portraits
The Beatles first manager became aware of their popularity while in charge of the record section at the NEMS Store where he worked in Liverpool. Epstein saw The Beatles perform at The Cavern in 1962, and shortly afterwards, signed to manage their meteoric rise to fame.

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Brian Epstein

by Robert Whitaker
double exposure bromide print, June 1964
NPG P737


Brian Epstein

by Lewis Morley
vintage bromide print, 1963
NPG x38922


Brian Epstein

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 6 October 1964
NPG x125640


Brian Epstein

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 6 October 1964
NPG x125641


Brian Epstein

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch colour negative, 6 October 1964
NPG x125642


Cilla Black; Brian Epstein

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x194050


Brian Epstein

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG x33289


Brian Epstein; Pauline Marsden (née Behan); Gerry Marsden

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 11 October 1965
NPG x194262

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