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Photographer David Magnus shares rare photos of The Beatles in 1967 – The Jewish Chronicle

Photographer David Magnus shares rare photos of The Beatles in 1967 – The Jewish Chronicle

February 17
09:21 2017

David Magnus was once told that he’d never make a photographer. But, at the age of 19, in 1963 he was invited to photograph the Beatles at Stowe School — the first of many assignments he’d undertake for the band.

“They were absolutely charming. They were great fun to be with and I found them very easy to work with throughout,” says Magnus, a member of Stanmore and Canons Park Synagogue

Magnus went on to photograph everyone from Gerry and the Pacemakers to Cilla Black for NEMS Enterprises, the management company formed by Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

One of the last photographs of Brian Epstein: Brian with The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios for the ‘Our World’ broadcast, Photo by David Magnus/REX/Shutterstock

For the first time in his career, Magnus’s photographs, many of which have never been seen, are being exhibited. And at the heart of The Beatles Unseen, at Proud Chelsea, is his exclusive shoot from the historical live recording of All You Need Is Love for the BBC’s Our World on 25 June 1967, watched by 400 million people worldwide.

Source: Photographer David Magnus shares rare photos of The Beatles in 1967 – The Jewish Chronicle

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