Beatles manager Brian Epstein endured the stigma of being both Jewish and gay




My article about Brian Epstein’s brilliant, yet lonely life, as a gay, Jewish man living in Liverpool in a time when homosexuality was a felony and Jews experienced significant anti-Semitism. I interviewed Broadway producer Vivek Tiwary, who wrote “The Fifth Beatle,” a graphic novel about Epstein and why he died so young, at age 32.

Meet the Fifth (Jewish) Beatle — Manager Brian Epstein

In a New Graphic Novel, Vivek Tiwary Tells the Tragic Story

For the Benefit of Mr. Epstein: In the 1960s in the UK, Jewish businessmen were not particularly common in the entertainment business.