In a quiet way, Linda McCartney has developed into one of the finest women photographers in the world although there is much more to her than that.
Raised in Scarsdale, New York, Linda was a Fine Art major at The University
of Arizona. It was while living in Arizona that her passion for photographs
began. But it was not until she returned to New York that this self-
Seizing an opportunity to photograph The Rolling Stones on a yacht on the Hudson River, Linda discovered that her work was immediately in demand.
Coupling photography with her love of rhythm and blues, Linda specialised in capturing the character of the new musicians. Among the stars she worked with were: Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, Otis Redding and The Beatles subsequently meeting her husband, Paul.
Linda was a Rolling Stone magazine photographer, and her work with rock stars has appeared in magazines around the world. Exhibitions of her photography have also appeared in some 50 galleries worldwide, from South America to Australia. She has also exhibited in Londons prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum and has been voted the USAs Female Photographer Of The Year.
A vegetarian and ardent animal-
In 1989, Linda published her own guide to vegetarian Cookery
Linda McCartneys Home Cooking. The book has become the biggest-
Since the publication of her cookbook, Linda has become much-
In the Spring of 1991, Linda also launched her own range of ready-
In fact, Linda McCartneys vegetarian food range has been so successful in the UK that her meals are now on the menu at Londons famous Hard Rock Cafe.
Besides her photography, her cookery and her many associated TV and
Media appearances, Linda also plays keyboards in Paul McCartneys band.
In 1989-90, they performed a record-
And besides all this and perhaps most important of all
Linda McCartney is a dedicated Mother to four children.