How tall were the great composers: The Beatles edition

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Click on the image above to see a full-size version of the heights of the great composers and legendary musicians The Beatles

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were huge stars in their day, selling millions of records and dominating the charts. But centuries before, the biggest and best classical musicians paved the way for The Beatles' unique brand of rock and roll, breaking the mould with huge symphonic works and impressive choral compositions.

From the smallest to the tallest, we've compared McCartney with Mozart, and Lennon with Liszt to see who are the biggest stars. Their output may be massive, but how do The Beatles' heights measure up with the huge talent in the world of classical music? Click the image above to see how they all compare. You can also click here to see our original composer heights infographic.


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