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Brian Epstein

4 of 10 portraits of Brian Epstein

Brian Epstein, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios, 6 October 1964 - NPG x125641 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Brian Epstein

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 6 October 1964
Given by Godfrey Argent, 1999
Photographs Collection
NPG x125641


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  • Brian Epstein (1934-1967), Pop impresario; manager of The Beatles. Sitter in 10 portraits.

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  • Baron Studios (active 1954-1974). Artist associated with 1297 portraits.
  • Rex Coleman, Photographer. Artist associated with 970 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Pop impresario. Epstein, photographed here with David Wynne's bronze sculpture of the Beatles, was the band's first manager. He 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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