Photographer, author, musician and social activist Linda Louise McCartney was born Linda Louise Eastman on September 24, 1941, in New York City.
Perhaps best known as the wife of Paul McCartney, member of the legendary rock group the Beatles, Linda McCartney was a talented artist in her own right. Growing up in Scarsdale, New York, she was no stranger to celebrity. Her father was a lawyer who had represented a number of artists and musicians, including Willem de Kooning and Tommy Dorsey.
The Beatles, Abbey Road, London, 1969, was taken by Linda McCartney during the shoot for The Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover in 1969.