[8] In 1999, a companion book called Hamburg Days was published (a two-volume limited edition), containing a set of photographs by Kirchherr and "memory drawings" by Voormann. “So sad for all of us who were her friends to lose such a lovely lady from our lives. Astrid Kirchherr, the art student and photographer who met The Beatles during their visit to Hamburg, Germany, in 1960 and ultimately received near-unparalleled access to them in their early years, died May 13, 2020. The marriage ended in divorce after seven years. I am truly saddened but honoured to have known her. Astrid looked unique. It was very hard for a girl photographer in the 60s to be accepted. I have so many fond memories of our time together in the club or her home or a trip to the nearby seaside resort, Lübeck. Her gift to the Beatles was immeasurable. While living at the Kirchherrs' house in Hamburg, his condition deteriorated. So France was the nearest. She appeared as a guest at the city's Beatles Week Festival during the August Bank Holiday. She would come to the club with Klaus and another friend, Jürgen Vollmer, and the three of them made quite an impression on us four lads from Liverpool. [43] She had no children, and lived alone. Danke schön, Astrid Kirchherr. The very last one. When she first met The Beatles, Kirchherr, born May 20, 1938, was a young art student in Hamburg, studying photography under the tutelage of Germany’s respected architectural and still life photographer, Reinhart Wolf. April: Fips Asmussen, deutscher Komiker und Alleinunterhalter († 2020) 30. Olivia Harrison also posted a tribute to Kirchherr. She expressed reservations about digital photography, saying that a photographer should concentrate on the art of photography and not on the technical results, although admitting that she knew nothing about computers and was "afraid of the internet". [25], The Beatles met Kirchherr again in Hamburg in 1966 when they were touring Germany, and Kirchherr gave Lennon the letters he had written to Sutcliffe in 1961 and 1962. But now I am pleased when I see the situation the world is in. [11] Voormann asked Kirchherr and Vollmer to listen to this new music, and after being persuaded to visit the Kaiserkeller (which was in the rough area of the Reeperbahn),[12] Kirchherr decided that all she wanted to do was to be as close to the Beatles as she could. [18][27] In July 2001, Kirchherr visited Liverpool to open an exhibition of her work at the Mathew Street art gallery, which is close to the former site of The Cavern Club. Astrid is and was the sweetest woman, so thoughtful and kind and talented, with an eye to capture a soul. The BCB team brings you the latest Breaking News, Contests, On This Day rock history stories, Classic Videos, retro-Charts and more. The band’s mop-top haircut is attributed to Astrid Kirchherr who along with Voormann and Jürgen Vollmer befriended the band in Hamburg. [17], Kirchherr asked the Beatles if they would mind letting her take photographs of them in a photo session, which impressed them, as other groups had only snapshots that were taken by friends. [40] Kirchherr's work has been exhibited internationally in places, such as Hamburg, Bremen, London, Liverpool, New York City, Washington D.C., Tokyo, Vienna,[41] and at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. [6][14] The trio then visited the Kaiserkeller almost every night, arriving at 9 o'clock and sitting by the front of the stage. “Astrid took beautiful photographs of us. With Kirchherr playing host to them in Germany and becoming engaged to the band’s then-bass player, Stuart Sutcliffe, a lifelong connection with The Beatles was established. Kirchherr's mother received them from a local chemist, who supplied them without asking questions. I just couldn't see me have [sic] any. Kirchherr started dating Sutcliffe, although she always remained a close friend of Voormann. Your e-mail address will not be published. All Rights reserved. In the days following her passing, Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison and Pattie Boyd wrote tributes to her. Astrid Kirchherr, Klaus Voormann, and Jürgen Vollmer were early fans of the Beatles after they heard the group play in the Kaiserkeller. In the end I gave up. [2], Kirchherr admitted she was not good at business because of insufficient organisation, and had never really looked after the negatives of her photographs to prove ownership. She used black and white film and achieved a stunning mood in her pictures that we all loved. He was suffering from intense headaches, and Kirchherr's mother had German doctors perform checks on him, although they were unable to determine the cause of his headaches. He also borrowed a corduroy suit with no lapels that he wore on stage, which prompted Lennon to sarcastically ask if his mother had lent him the suit. On 10 April 1962, Kirchherr's mother phoned her daughter at work and told her Sutcliffe had collapsed again, was brought back to the house and an ambulance had been called for. [35] Harrison and manager Brian Epstein arrived on another plane sometime later with Sutcliffe's mother, who had been informed by telegram. Also other data will not be shared with third person. Kirchherr, and her friends and fellow students, Klaus Voormann and Jurgen Vollmer, attended the same art school in Hamburg. So Max and I were very lucky: they were good to Max and they treated me as they always had, like an old friend.”, McCartney’s tribute was accompanied by this photo, believe to be taken in 1963 on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. [34], Three days later Kirchherr met Lennon, McCartney and Best at the Hamburg airport (they were returning to Hamburg to perform) and told them Sutcliffe had died of a brain haemorrhage. [8] She was impressed with Stephen Dorff (who played Sutcliffe in the film), commenting that he was the right age (19 years old at the time), and his gestures, the way he smoked, and talked were so like Sutcliffe's that she had goose pimples. April: Klaus Voormann, deutscher Musiker und Grafiker; 30. Umzug in den Kaiserkeller . Voormann wandelde de popgeschiedenis binnen toen hij in oktober 1960 ruzie had met zijn vriendin Astrid Kirchherr, met wie hij in Hamburg samenwoonde. [12], After moving into the Kirchherr family's house, Sutcliffe used to borrow her clothes, as he was the same height as Kirchherr. The four of them went from wine bar to wine bar and finally ended up back at Kirchherr's lodgings, where all four fell asleep on Kirchherr's single bed. [12] Harrison and Lennon were helpful towards the distraught Kirchherr, with Lennon telling her one day that she definitely had to decide if she wanted to "Live or die, there is no other question. This book is me and that is why it will be the last one. Uit veel kroegen klonk muziek, maar nergens zo hard als uit de Kaiserkeller. Astrid Kirchherr (20 May 1938 – 12 May 2020) was a German photographer and artist known for her association with the Beatles (along with her friends Klaus Voormann and Jürgen Vollmer) and her photographs of the band's original members – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best – during their early days in Hamburg. [12], Sutcliffe wrote to friends that he was infatuated with Kirchherr, and asked her friends which colours, films, books and painters she liked, and whom she fancied. After she got to know the group, she persuaded them to … [31] Sutcliffe later wrote to his parents that he was engaged to Kirchherr, which they were shocked to learn, as they thought he would give up his career as an artist,[32] although he told Kirchherr that he would like to be an art teacher in London or Germany in the future. John en Klaus kenden elkaar destijds tien jaar. 29. He died that day, April 10, 1962. An early photo of George Harrison, Stu Sutcliffe and John Lennon by Astrid Kirchherr. All I wanted was to be with them and to know them. "[12], Stern phoned Bill Harry at his Mersey Beat newspaper and asked if he could arrange a photograph of all the groups in Liverpool,[36] so Harry suggested Kirchherr be the photographer, although Kirchherr later said she placed an advertisement in the Liverpool Echo newspaper. Kirchherr, and her friends and fellow students, Klaus Voormann and Jurgen Vollmer, attended the same art school in Hamburg. Kirchherr was portrayed in the film by Sheryl Lee. [10] Lennon would make sarcastic remarks from the stage, saying "You Krauts, we won the war", knowing that very few Germans in the audience spoke English, but sailors from English-speaking countries present would roar with laughter. [26] All of the Beatles wrote many letters to Kirchherr: "I only have a couple from George [Harrison], which I'll never show anyone, but he wrote so many. Best later commented that the beginning of their relationship was, "like one of those fairy stories". "[9], Kirchherr died on 12 May 2020 in Hamburg, following "a short, serious illness", a week prior to her 82nd birthday. So we got all the information from France, and we tried to dress like the French existentialists... We wanted to be free, we wanted to be different, and tried to be cool, as we call it now. [12] [2], After her graduation, Kirchherr enrolled in the Meisterschule für Mode, Textil, Grafik und Werbung in Hamburg, as she wanted to study fashion design but demonstrated a talent for black-and-white photography. [44][45][46] News of her death was first announced by Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn via Twitter. Lots of German boys had that hairstyle. [21] After meeting Kirchherr, Lennon filled his letters to Cynthia Powell (his girlfriend at the time) with "Astrid said this, Astrid did that",[22] which made Powell jealous, until she read that Sutcliffe was in a relationship with Kirchherr. [12] Kirchherr rushed home and rode with Sutcliffe in the ambulance, but he died in her arms before it reached the hospital. He was the first one who really got the nerve to get the Brylcreem out of his hair and asking me to cut his hair for him. Later that year, she and Sutcliffe got engaged and he borrowed money from her to return to Liverpool early in 1961. pic.twitter.com/c8UHNK1tj4, — Mark Lewisohn (@marklewisohn) May 15, 2020. [23] When Powell visited Hamburg with Dot Rhone (McCartney's girlfriend at the time) in April 1961, they stayed at Kirchherr's house. Kirchherr was born in 1938 in Hamburg, Germany, and was the daughter of a former executive of the German branch of the Ford Motor Company. With Stephen Dorff, Sheryl Lee, Ian Hart, Gary Bakewell. And my boyfriend then, Klaus Voormann, had this hairstyle, and Stuart liked it very very much. [6] Sutcliffe wrote to a friend that he could hardly take his eyes off her and had tried to talk to Kirchherr during the next break, but she had already left the club. Kirchherr fell in love with The Beatles’ rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic and, against the backdrop of post-war Hamburg, she created some of the most iconic portraits ever taken of the band. Though he would return to Hamburg that March, he ultimately left the group that summer to pursue an art career and enrolled at an art school in Hamburg. [12], Kirchherr and Sutcliffe went to Liverpool in the summer of 1961, as Kirchherr wanted to meet Sutcliffe's family (and to see Liverpool) before their marriage. [12], Sutcliffe was fascinated by the trio, but especially Kirchherr, and thought they looked like "real bohemians". Lennon said it was "the best present I've had in years". Another friend, Klaus Voormann, told me she had passed away and this brought back memories of our days in the clubs in Hamburg. I suppose the most important thing I contributed to them was friendship. Her death, from what was described as “a short, serious illness,” was announced by the noted Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn on Twitter. [6] She then worked as a barmaid, as an interior designer, and then for a music publishing firm,[18] getting married for a second time to a German businessman. Her subsequent photos are cited as the most comprehensive documentation of The Beatles’ early years. Their wit and conversation was really stimulating and we fell in love with Astrid’s style. 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Stuart [Sutcliffe] had it for a long while and the others copied it. Her images are truly iconic and she was a great friend to the boys. [10] In 1960, after Kirchherr and Vollmer had had an argument with Voormann, he wandered down the Reeperbahn (in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg) and heard music coming from the Kaiserkeller club. I probably threw them away. So did the others. “Her gift to the Beatles was immeasurable,” he wrote. In McCartney’s post, he wrote that she “later went on to marry Stuart.” [See McCartney’s entire tribute below.]. She had a short blond haircut and wore a slim black, leather outfit which made her look like a funky pixie. – Paul, God bless Astrid a beautiful human being And she took great photos peace and love ✌️❤️☮️ pic.twitter.com/fGXqDbz5bW, — #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) May 15, 2020, On May 16, Pattie Boyd wrote, “We lose another piece of the story with Astrid’s passing. “They were so busy that Brian Epstein had ruled that they should not be bothered by the press. The next morning Kirchherr took photographs with a Rolleicord camera,[18] at a fairground in a municipal park called Hamburger Dom which was close to the Reeperbahn,[12] and in the afternoon she took them all (minus Best, who decided not to go) to her mother's house in Altona. George, in particular, was very fond of her.”. Your data will be safe!Your e-mail address will not be published. April: Larry Niven, US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller Klaus Voormann, Freund der Band und späterer Coverdesigner des Albums Revolver, erwarb Sutcliffes Instrument mit der Absicht, selbst der Band beizutreten. "[8][9], Kirchherr, Voormann and Vollmer were friends who had all attended the Meisterschule, and shared the same ideas about fashion, culture and music. Hij ging een luchtje scheppen en liep richting de Reeperbahn. Our family loved her and none more than George. God bless you Astrid, see ya love! [12] Kirchherr and Sutcliffe got engaged in November 1960, and exchanged rings, as is the German custom. Eric Patrick Clapton (født 30. mars 1945 i Surrey i England) er en britisk gitarist, vokalist og låtskriver.Han er den eneste personen med tre plasser i Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; én som soloartist, én som medlem av The Yardbirds, og én som medlem av Cream.Clapton har blitt referert til som en av de viktigste og mest innflytelsesrike gitaristene gjennom tidene. “Astrid was a dear friend from my Hamburg days with The Beatles. [5][20], Kirchherr later supplied Sutcliffe and the other Beatles with Preludin, which, when taken with beer, made them feel euphoric and helped to keep them awake until the early hours of the morning. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I've hardly taken a photo since 1967. [42], In 1967, Kirchherr married English drummer Gibson Kemp (born Gibson Stewart Kemp, 1945, Liverpool, Lancashire), who had replaced Ringo Starr in Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. die Pilzkopf-Frisuren) maßgeblich prägen und erstmals professionelle Foto-Aufnahmen von Lennon & Co. machen. Of course, we had a clue who Jean-Paul Sartre was. [42] He praised her involvement with the band as "immeasurable", and credited her as an "intelligent, inspirational, innovative, daring, artistic, awake, aware, beautiful, smart, loving and uplifting friend to many". [13] The trio of friends had never heard rock n' roll before, having previously listened to only trad jazz, with some Nat King Cole and The Platters mixed in. She died in Hamburg on Wednesday, a few days before turning 82. On May 21, Paul McCartney wrote that her passing “brought back memories of our days in the clubs in Hamburg.” He added, “We fell in love with [her] style.”, Most biographies of Kirchherr indicate that she and former Beatles bass guitarist, Stu Sutcliffe, though engaged to be married, never wed. England was so far away, and America was out of the question. 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Directed by Iain Softley. Intelligent, inspirational, innovative, daring, artistic, awake, aware, beautiful, smart, loving and uplifting friend to many. [6] In 1995, she told BBC Radio Merseyside: "Our philosophy then, because we were only little kids, was wearing black clothes and going around looking moody. Astrid Kirchherr (20 May 1938 – 12 May 2020) was a German photographer and artist known for her association with the Beatles (along with her friends Klaus Voormann and Jürgen Vollmer) and her photographs of the band's original members – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best – during their early days in Hamburg. You do that when you're young – you don't think of the future. Kirchherr worked as an advisor in 1994 on the film Backbeat, which portrayed Kirchherr, Sutcliffe and the Beatles during their early days in Hamburg. Voormann became Astrid's boyfriend, and moved into the Kirchherr home, where he had his own room. Several years later, with the Beatles having become worldwide stars, Kirchherr, with Max Scheler, visited the band in 1964 and photographed them in private and public moments, during the filming of A Hard Days Night. I will miss her but will always remember her and her cheeky grin with great fondness. [6] (Note: Meisterschule für Mode, Textil, Grafik und Werbung [Master Craftspeople College for Fashion, Textile, Graphics, and Advertising], although it is now called the University of Applied Sciences). The Beatles had taken Preludin before, but it was only possible at the time to obtain Preludin with a doctor's prescription note. [12] Kirchherr and Scheler said that any group who wanted their photograph taken in front of St. George's Hall would be paid per musician,[18] but over 200 groups turned up on the day, which meant Kirchherr and Scheler soon ran out of money. She had a great sense of humour and later went on to marry Stuart our bass player. [7] We got inspired by all the French artists and writers, because that was the closest we could get. The band’s mop-top haircut is attributed to Astrid Kirchherr who, along with Voormann and Jürgen Vollmer, had befriended the band in Hamburg. Voormann walked in and watched a performance by a group called the Beatles: Lennon, McCartney, Harrison, Sutcliffe and Best, their drummer at the time. [1] Kirchherr worked for Wolf as his assistant from 1959 until 1963. © 2015-2021 Copyright Best Classic Bands. Epstein had forbidden any publicity photographs to be taken without his permission, but Kirchherr phoned Harrison, who said he would arrange it, but added, "Only if they pay you. [27] Her business partner Ulf Krüger—a songwriter and record producer—successfully found many of Astrid's negatives and photographs and had them copyrighted, although he believes that Kirchherr lost over the years because of people using her photographs without permission. Another prominent Beatles photographer died in 2019. She was 81. “No other journalists were allowed near them at that time,” she wrote. En août 1962, les Beatles signent leur contrat de disque chez EMI. I live alone and am very happy. She published three limited-edition books of photographs. “Very sad news this week about Astrid Kirchherr. Everybody was expecting a strange beatnik artist from Hamburg, but Kirchherr turned up at the Sutcliffes' house at 37 Aigburth Drive, Liverpool, bearing a single long-stemmed orchid in her hand as a present, and dressed in a round-necked cashmere sweater and tailored skirt. Kirchherr met artist Stuart Sutcliffe in the Kaiserkeller bar in Hamburg in 1960, where Sutcliffe was playing bass with the Beatles, and was later engaged to him, before his death in 1962. "[28][29] In 1995, Kirchherr told BBC Radio Merseyside: "All my friends in art school used to run around with this sort of what you call Beatles haircut. [38], Kirchherr described how difficult it was to be accepted as a female photographer in the 1960s: "Every magazine and newspaper wanted me to photograph the Beatles again. [1] During World War II, she was evacuated to the safety of the Baltic Sea where she remembered seeing dead bodies on the shore (after the ships Cap Arcona and the SS Deutschland had been bombed and sunk) and the destruction in Hamburg when she returned. An early photo of George Harrison, Stu Sutcliffe and John Lennon by Astrid Kirchherr. RIP. April: Klaus-Henning Rosen, deutscher Jurist und Publizist; 29. Koschmider gehört zu dieser Zeit auch der "Kaiserkeller" ein paar Häuser weiter. "[8] Kirchherr says that after she cut Sutcliffe's hair, Harrison asked her to do the same when she was visiting Liverpool, and Lennon and McCartney had their hair cut in the same style while they were in Paris, by Kirchherr's friend, Vollmer, who was living there at the time as an assistant to photographer William Klein. In 1960, they discovered The Beatles performing at the Kaiserkeller, a local club, and became enthralled with their music. The drawings are recollections of places and situations that Voormann clearly remembers, but Kirchherr had never photographed, or had lost the photographs. "[16], Kirchherr later said that she, Voormann and Vollmer felt guilty about being German, and about Germany's recent history. He wore her leather pants and jackets, collarless jackets, oversized shirts, and long scarves. [27], Kirchherr is credited with inventing the Beatles' moptop haircut although she disagreed, saying: "All that rubbish people said, that I created their hairstyle, that's rubbish! [15] Kirchherr later said: "It was like a merry-go-round in my head, they looked absolutely astonishing... My whole life changed in a couple of minutes. 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. Während des Hamburg-Aufenthalts lernte Stuart Sutcliffe die Studentin Astrid Kirchherr kennen, ... Paul McCartney, anfangs einer von drei Gitarristen, löste Sutcliffe am Bass ab. Lorsque les Beatles changent de coiffure sous l'influence de Klaus Voormann et d'Astrid Kirchherr, la petite amie de Stuart Sutcliffe, Pete, ayant les cheveux bouclés, conserve son style à la Elvis. Pete [Best] has really curly hair and it wouldn't work. They wouldn't look at my other work. Or they wanted my old stuff, even if it was out of focus, whether they were nice or not. Meeting the Beatles was something very special for her, although she knew that English people would think that she ate sauerkraut, and would comment on her heavy German accent, but they made jokes about it together. Sutcliffe began suffering severe headaches and collapsed while living with Kirchherr’s family. [30] Kirchherr says that she immediately fell in love with Sutcliffe, and referred to him as "the love of my life". "[12], In 1964, Kirchherr became a freelance photographer, and with her colleague Max Scheler she took "behind the scenes" photographs of the Beatles during the filming of A Hard Day's Night, as an assignment for the German Stern magazine. "[9] Harrison later asked Kirchherr to arrange the cover of his Wonderwall Music album in 1968. [16][19] Kirchherr's bedroom (which was all in black, including the furniture, with silver foil on the walls and a large tree branch suspended from the ceiling), was decorated especially for Voormann, with whom she had a relationship, although after the visits to the Kaiserkeller their relationship became purely platonic. I regretted I had no children. [5], In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Kirchherr and her art school friends were involved in the European existentialist movement whose followers were later nicknamed "Exis" by Lennon. After she got to know the group, she persuaded them to let her photograph them. Although Kirchherr shot very few photographs after 1967, her early work has been exhibited in Hamburg, Bremen, London, Liverpool, New York City, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Vienna and at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. Learn how your comment data is processed. [3][4] Reinhard Wolf, the school's main photographic tutor, convinced her to switch courses and promised that he would hire her as his assistant when she graduated. Also other data will not be shared with third person. The Beatles byla anglická rocková skupina z Liverpoolu.Jejími členy byli John Lennon (zpěv, doprovodná kytara), Paul McCartney (zpěv, basová kytara), George Harrison (sólová kytara, zpěv) a Ringo Starr (bicí, příležitostně zpěv).Patří mezi komerčně nejúspěšnější a kritiky nejuznávanější kapely v historii populární hudby. Olivia #AstridKirchherr pic.twitter.com/5Dt7OmuGS8, — George Harrison (@GeorgeHarrison) May 15, 2020, Related: Another prominent Beatles photographer died in 2019, &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;gt;&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />
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