NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Harrison, widow of Beatle George Harrison and a philanthropist and movie producer, has just a few phrases of her personal to share.
She has written 20 authentic poems about her late husband for the ebook “Came the Lightening,” which comes out June 21. “Came the Lightening” additionally will embody images and pictures of mementos and can have an introduction by Martin Scorsese, who directed a 2011 documentary about George Harrison.
“Olivia evokes the most fleeting gestures and instants, plucked from the flow of time and memory and felt through her choice of words and the overall rhythm,” Scorsese writes. “She might have done an oral history or a memoir. Instead, she composed a work of poetic autobiography.”
Olivia Arias met George Harrison within the mid-Nineteen Seventies whereas she labored within the advertising division of A&M Records, which distributed Harrison’s Dark Horse label. They married in 1978, a month after the beginning of their son, Dhani. George Harrison died of most cancers, at age 58, in 2001.