(September 24, 1941-April 17, 1998)
Birth name was Linda Epstein (father changed family name to Eastman)
Died in Tucson, Arizona of breast cancer
Former wife of Paul McCartney
Singer and Keyboardist for Wings
Co-Wrote 'Live and Let Die'
Photographer for Rolling Stone
Recorded the solo album 'Wide Prairie'
Author of 'Linda McCartney's Home Cooking,' 'Linda's Kitchen' and 'Linda McCartney On Tour'
Portfolios include 'Linda's Pictures,' 'Sixties: Portrait of an Era,' 'Photographs' and 'Road Works'
Why she might be annoying
She was a noted vegetarian who wrote several vegetarian cookbooks and had a range of ready-made vegetarian meals.
She introduced Paul to vegetarianism and domestic life.
She was an animal rights activist.
She divorced from her first husband, John Melvin See Jr., after only three years of marriage.
She was three months pregnant with Mary McCartney when she married Paul.
When she married Paul, she broke millions of female hearts who thought Paul was holding out for them, as he was the last eligible Beatle.
She has often been accused of playing a major role in the Beatles' break-up.
She was considered by many to have a bad voice for singing.
It is commonly believed that she had a relation to the Eastman family of Eastman-Kodak fame, when in reality, she didn't.
She had an open fondness for marijuana.
She was said to have died while on vacation in Santa Barbara, California, when she actually died at the McCartney ranch in Tucson, Arizona. This created rumors that her death was assisted, when in reality, this confusion was intentionally made so that the McCartneys could have some privacy.
Why she might not be annoying
She rarely spent a day apart from Paul during their 29 year marriage, as their only time away from each other came when Paul was in prison for ten days in Japan in 1980 for marijuana possession.
The fact that their marriage was long term was rare in the world of rock.
All of Paul's love songs during his marriage to her were inspired by her.
When she was 19, her mother died in a plane crash.
She was an accomplished photographer whose subjects during the 1960's included Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, Otis Redding and The Beatles.
It was while working with the Beatles that she met Paul.
Her work in photography has also appeared in numerous magazines, while exhibitions of her work have been displayed in over fifty galleries worldwide.
She was an environmentalist.
In 1980, she won a Palm D'or for animated short film at the Cannes Film Festival for her work on the animated short 'Seaside Woman.'
Even though Paul eventually remarried after her death, he still loves her now and forever.
She dropped out of Sarah Lawrence College.
Credit: Whiff Boy
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