Epstein to Be Honored with Statue in Liverpool

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Beatles manager Brian Epstein will be honored in his native Liverpool with a statue sculpted by the same artist responsible for the statue at Liverpool John Lennon International Airport.   A group of Epstein's friends and fans says it will work to raise 60,000 pounds ($96, 274 US) to pay for the statue scuplted by Tom Murphy.  The effort has the support of Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers and Billy J. Kramer, who were also managed by Epstein.  The Liverpool City Council has approved the request for the statue, to be located at the former home of Epstein's father and grandparents (now a guest house) on Anfield Road.

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