Linda McCartney. Photographer. Singer. Activist. American. 1941 – 1998.

Linda married Paul McCartney in 1969, and the two had three children: Mary Anna, (fashion designer/activist) Stella, and James. Linda was a member of Paul's band, Wings, and she also wrote/recorded music independently (Seaside woman- Suzy and The Red Stripes). Linda was house photographer at the Fillmore East concern hall and shot numerous musicians including the Stones, Doors, Frank Zappa, Kinks, the Who, the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the Beatles etc. During her days as a professional photographer, she published Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era. As a vegetarian and animal rights activist, Linda wrote several cookbooks, and also created the Linda McCartney Foods company, selling ready made veggie food. Linda famously said "if slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian". Sadly, Linda passed away at age 56 from breast cancer. She was a beautiful human being and a personal inspiration.

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