Allan Williams, English businessman and promoter, Died at 86

Allan Richard Williams was born on March 17, 1930, and died on December 30, 2016.

He was a former businessman and promoter and the original booking agent and first manager of The Beatles.

Williams personally drove the van to take the young band to Hamburg, Germany in 1960, where they gained the vital show business experience that led to their emergence on the world stage.

Allan Williams passed away at 86 years old.