The legendary music producer George Henry Martin has passed away in England. He was 90 years old. He was popularly known as the “Fifth Beatle” as he has signed the Beatles and became their indispensable mentor and collaborator. George has signed The Beatles and produced more than 700 records.
Mr. Henry Martin has worked with countless others over a career that spanned decades, including Peter Sellers, Shirley Bassey, America, Cheap Trick, Jeff Beck and Celine Dion. But he become famous for Beatles as he spend 7 years with Beatles.
The Beatles was the most successful group in the music history. Beatles was a group which helped Mr. Henry Martin to be at top spot with his musical expertise, tasteful arrangements and willing experimentation.
George Henry Martin was born in London on January 3, 1926. He took an interest in music from an early age, teaching himself piano and becoming enraptured by radio broadcasts of orchestras. By the time he was 15, he was running a small band, George Martin and the Four Tune Tellers.
He was an english record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician. He served as producer, collaborator and mentor to John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr of the Beatles.
He produced jazz, comedy and classical albums before signing the Beatles in 1962. Over the years, he helped score, arrange, and produce many of the band’s biggest hits, including “Yesterday” and “Love Me Do.” His 1979 autobiography, All You Need Is Ears, chronicles his discovery of the Beatles and their creative process. In 2006, working with his son, Giles Martin, he helped develop the Beatles-inspired Cirque du Soleil show “Love” in Las Vegas.
In the year 1967 and 2007 he has won 6 Grammy Awards in various categories. He was also made a Knight Bachelor in 1996. He was named by the Guinness World Records as the most successful producer ever with more than 50 Numbers.
So lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the beatless producer who has passed away recently ?
2. Mr. George Henry Martin, who has passed away recently belongs to which country?
3. What is Beatles ?
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