christine~ (eppylover) wrote,

Liverpool Brian Epstein statue in the works

Oh my.
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Looks like the Brian Epstein statue will indeed be a reality, barring unforeseen catastrophe.

Feb.1 News Release
Liverpool council have agreed his contribution to the city’s cultural heritage should be permanently saluted, with possible sites earmarked by scheme promoters Homotopia as Williamson Square, Mathew Street, and Whitechapel.

A motion was proposed by Cllrs Eddie Clein and Steve Rotheram at Wednesday’s council meeting.

Cllr Rotheram said: “We wanted to recognise the role he played in Liverpool’s musical heritage.

“People who are 50 perhaps know and understand but there’s a large cohort who don’t know who Brian Epstein is.”

But solicitor Rex Makin, a former friend, said: “I think it's rubbish, I don't believe in statues of any kind. He wouldn't have wanted one - Brian was a very private person.”
More about this at the forum

Your thrilled eppylover is, however, not a big statue person. Afraid of what they are gonna do with Brian's face... I have VERY seldom seen a depiction that suits him.

Tags: brian epstein, tributes

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