Derek Taylor

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Birthday
7, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 8, 1997 (65)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 8, 1997 (65)

About

Liverpool newspaper writer who became the Beatles' press man and helped George Harrison on his autobiography.

Before Fame

He rose to the post of theater critic for the Daily Express to a national journalism assignment, he was sent to cover the Beatles during their early days.

Trivia

His praise for the group made him a part of the Beatles' inner circle and as the group rose to fame he collaborated with George Harrison on a weekly ghostwritten column.

Family Life

He was married to Joan Taylor, who appeared in his stead on the documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World.

Associated With

After the Beatles disbanded, he worked as a co-author on books written by Steven Spielberg and Michelle Phillips.