Tony Barrow

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Tony Barrow
Born(1936-05-11)11 May 1936
Died14 May 2016(2016-05-14) (aged 80)
Alma materDurham University
OccupationPress officer
Known forWork with the Beatles
Coining the phrase "the Fab Four"

Anthony F. J. "Tony" Barrow (11 May 1936 – 14 May 2016)[1] was an English press officer. He worked with the Beatles between 1962 and 1968.[2] He created the phrase "the Fab Four", first using it in an early press release.[3] He was born in Crosby, Lancashire.

Barrow died on 14 May 2016 at his home in Morecambe, Lancashire, aged 80.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "› Alumni News and Updates › Old Boy Tony Barrow - Press Officer to the Fab Four". Archived from the original on 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  2. "Tony Barrow on Beatles Audition Tape". Retrieved 18 January 2008.
  3. Barrow, Tony (2006). John, Paul, George, Ringo & me: the real Beatles story. Da Capo Press. p. 35. ISBN 978-1-56025-882-7. Retrieved 19 July 2011.
  4. "Beatles PR Tony Barrow who coined 'Fab Four' name dies aged 80". Liverpool Echo. 15 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016.