Astrid Kirchherr: What She Taught the Beatles

You don’t become hyper-iconic, as biographer Mark Lewisohn dubbed the Beatles, without the right pictures.

But you need someone to see what others haven’t yet. Or, perhaps, you need someone to believe in your worth from the start.

Astrid Kirchherr saw magic in the pre-fame Beatles. Ram on …


By Katie Kapurch

Katie Kapurch writes about popular culture and literature. As a scholar of the Beatles and other major phenomena, she offers fresh insights when it comes to the topics of gender, sex, sexuality, and race.

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