Beatles Album Cover Photographer Robert Freeman Dies at 82

Freeman helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band’s best-known album covers.

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LONDON (AP) — Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band’s best-known album covers, has died aged 82. A statement on The Beatles’ official website announced Freeman’s death Friday but didn’t give a cause. Born in 1936, Freeman began his career as a photojournalist for London’s Sunday Times and captured portraits of leading jazz musicians before working with The Beatles. He shot the black-and-white cover for the…

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