Astrid Kirchherr Dies: Beatles Photographer Who Gave The Boys Their Mop-Top Look Was 81 — Deadline

Astrid Kirchherr, photographer and early friend of The Beatles whose avant garde style helped transform the young band from ’50s-era greasers to mop-top trend-setters, died Wednesday in her native Hamburg, Germany. She was 81. The German newspaper Die Zeit reports that Kirchher died following a “short, serious illness,” with no additional details provided…

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