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Profiles

  • Sir George Henry Martin CBE (1926 - 2016)
    George Martin, recognised as one of music's most versatile and imaginative talents, entered the music industry in 1950 after studying at the Guildhall School of Music and playing the oboe professionall...
  • Sir Paul McCartney
    Sir James Paul McCartney , MBE is an English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record and film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. Formerly of...
  • Ringo Starr
    Better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, the English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor gained worldwide fame as the drummer for The Beatles. When the band formed in 1960, Starr belonged to anot...
  • Brian Epstein (1934 - 1967)
    Brian Samuel Epstein ( /ˈɛpstaɪn/; 19 September 1934 – 27 August 1967), was an English music entrepreneur, and is best known for being the manager of The Beatles up until his death. He also managed sev...
  • George Harrison (1943 - 2001)
    George Harrison was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison em...

The purpose of this project is to explore the ancestry of the four core members of the Beatles (Ringo Starr--a.k.a. Richard Starkey), as well as their wives and close associates.

If you are interested in joining this project, please contact one of the project collaborators.

Discussions about Project.

Current priorities:

  • Extending the lineage of the core four members, hopefully connecting them to the big tree
  • Creating profiles for people in the Beatles universe not already represented on Geni. Candidates include:
    • Neil Aspinall
    • Mal Evans
    • The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Feel free to suggest others!

Peace & love!

Useful resources

  • Beatles Ireland is a good jumping-off point for what is known about the Beatles' Irish lineage

Please see this discussion for more general genealogy resources.