Louise Harrison, sister of renowned singer-songwriter and musician of the Beatles, George Harrison has passed away peacefully at the age of 91. She resided at hospice care in Florida prior to her passing.
She was known for having selected the members of arguably one of the most popular rock bands. Louise and her brother grew up in a middle-class family in Liverpool where their father worked as a bus conductor and their mother as a shop assistant.
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Louise was known for having helped the Beatles crack the American market by promoting them in the early 60s and writing voraciously to TV and radio stations. She spent a large portion of her life in the United States of America, particularly in Illinois.
Why was Louise cut out of George Harrison’s will?
Louise was George Harrison’s older sister. They were close, but they had a falling out in the 1990s. The dispute reportedly began when Louise converted her Illinois home into a bed-and-breakfast called A Hard Day’s Night.
Louise used George’s name to promote the space, even if she didn’t own the establishment. According to many reports, George did not appreciate this and the siblings lost contact.
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Reports say that the duo reconciled before George Harrison’s death. However, Louise was still cut out of George Harrison’s will. Louise was known to be shocked by this news as George has promised to support her for the rest of her life. However, she didn’t feel much regret over it.
Louise Harrison had been an important part of not only George Harrison’s life but of the Beatles in general. She promoted Beatles in the 1960s. She also published an autobiography entitled, My Kid Brother’s Band a.k.a The Beatles! in 2014.