Linda Louise McCartney (formerly Linda Louise Eastman) was born on September 24, 1941 in New York City. Linda was best known for her photography, for being an animal rights activist, and for her marriage with Paul McCartney, which after The Beatles formed a band named 'Wings' in which Linda joined.
Linda started with photography in the early 60's. She had only taken one class for it yet people loved her photographs. Linda later started taking photographs of icons such as Aretha Franklin, Grace Slick, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Eric Clapton, Simon & Garfunkel, The Who, The Doors, The Animals, The Beatles, Neil Young and much more. Linda McCartney was the first woman to ever have a photograph featured on the front cover of a magazine.
Linda died on April 17, 1998 in Tucson, Arizona from breast cancer. We miss her, she may be gone but her photographs will live forever. -Desi