Paul McCartney: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Singer, Composer
  • Sign: Gemini
  • Date of birth: Thursday 18 June 1942 (age: 78)
  • Country: England

Born to a firefighter father and a nurse mother, Paul McCartney spent his childhood in the working class district of Liverpool where he befriended George Harrison. A model student, he was fourteen when his mother died of cancer, a loss he tried to make up for by taking refuge in music. His father, a jazzman, gave him a trumpet but to play rock & roll, nothing better than a guitar, which he reverses because he is left-handed! In 1957, he professionally seduces John Lennon and becomes a member of his band. The Beatlesmania explodes. Paul is the most popular of the band, the girls are damned for him… His original projects are not enough to consolidate the Beatles who break up on April 10th, 1970. After fourteen albums and nearly a billion records sold, he embarks on a solo career…