The Beatles bassist and singer, Paul McCartney, has posted two photos on his Twitter account in which he was sitting on the wall with a dear friend, Astrid Kirchherr.
In the tweet, Paul stated that he got some bad news from another friend, Klaus Voormann, which is Astrid has passed away. Paul described his feelings after the death of his friend by writing some words over the Twitter page.
Here’s what Paul wrote:
“Very sad news this week about Astrid Kirchherr. Astrid was a dear friend from my Hamburg days with The Beatles. Another friend, Klaus Voormann, told me she had passed away and this brought back memories of our days in the clubs in Hamburg.”
He continued and gave some details about his friendship with Astrid:
“Astrid looked unique. She had a short blond haircut and wore a slim black, leather outfit which made her look like a funky pixie. She would come to the club with Klaus and another friend, Jürgen Vollmer, and the three of them made quite an impression on us four lads from Liverpool.”
Paul also told a story about her for his Twitter followers and said:
“Their wit and conversation were really stimulating and we fell in love with Astrid’s style. Astrid took beautiful photographs of us. She used black and white film and achieved a stunning mood in her pictures that we all loved.
She had a great sense of humor and later went on to marry Stuart our bass player. I have so many fond memories of our time together in the club or her home or a trip to the nearby seaside resort, Lübeck.
So sad for all of us who were her friends to lose such a lovely lady from our lives. I will miss her but will always remember her and her cheeky grin with great fondness. God bless you Astrid, see ya love!”
You can see the original Twitter post below.
Very sad news this week about Astrid Kirchherr. Astrid was a dear friend from my Hamburg days with The Beatles. Another friend, Klaus Voormann, told me she had passed away and this brought back memories of our days in the clubs in Hamburg. pic.twitter.com/d2mkWQI37X
— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) May 21, 2020