Birth Place: Liverpool, England
Years Active: 1958–2001
Genres: Rock, Pop, Psychedelic Rock, Experimental, World
George Harrison, MBE (February 25, 1943 – November 29, 2001) was an English musician, guitarist, singer-songwriter, actor and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist of The Beatles. Often referred to as “the quiet Beatle,” Harrison became over time an admirer of Indian mysticism, and introduced it to the other Beatles, as well as their Western audience. Following the band's break-up, he was a successful solo artist, later a founding member of the Traveling Wilburys. Harrison was also a session musician and a film and record producer. Harrison was invited by his friend Paul McCartney to watch the skiffle band The Quarrymen playing. In 1960 the band was changed t...
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