George Martin, Producer For The Beatles, Has Died

The “Fifth Beatle” was 90.

March 09, 2016
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George Martin, producer for The Beatles, has passed away at age 90, according to a tweet from Ringo Starr's account.

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Martin was known as “The Fifth Beatle” for his vital contributions to the band's success. He received a knighthood in 1996 in recognition of his contribution to British music, and was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1999.

George Martin, Producer For The Beatles, Has Died