Stuart Sutcliffe

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Birthday
23, 1940
Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland
Death Date
Apr 10, 1962 (21)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1940
Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland
Death Date
Apr 10, 1962 (21)

About

The Beatles' first bassist who was credited, along with John Lennon, with creating the band's name. He also pursued a solo career and trained as an abstract expressionist painter.

Before Fame

He met John Lennon through a mutual friend of theirs and tutored him in art. He attended Liverpool College of Art.

Trivia

He was also a visual artist who had some of his paintings on display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.

Family Life

He was engaged to photographer Astrid Kirchherr.

Associated With

He and George Harrison were both members of The Beatles.