George Harrison (The Beatles) - A Short Biography
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George Harrison was an English singer, songwriter, & musician. He was also the lead guitarist of the rock band "The Beatles."
DOB & Age
George Harrison, born on 25 Feb, 1943, in Liverpool, England. He was 58 at the time of his death.
George Harrison is the son of Harold Hargreaves Harrison and Louise Harrison.
Height & Weight
Harrison was 5 feet, 10 inches (178 cm) tall, and he weighs around 155 pounds (70 kg).
Harrison completed his primary education at Dovedale Primary School; later, he enrolled in the Liverpool Institute High School for Boys.
In 1959, he attended the Liverpool College of Art, where he learned art & graphic design, but he left the college to pursue a career in music.
Harrison became one of the Beatles members when he was 16 years old. He got global fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
With the Beatles, he composed 22 songs, including "You Like Me Too Much", "Within You Without You," & Here Comes The Sun.
In 1968, before the Beatles broke up, Harrison started his solo music career & released his 1st solo album, "Wonderwall Music," in Nov 1968.
In his solo career, he released 12 studio albums, 35 singles, 2 live albums, & 2 video albums.
George Harrison married twice: first with Pattie Boyd (1966-77), then with Olivia Harrison (1978-2001).
George Harrison had only one child,
(1978), with his second wife.
George Harrison was one of the most successful Beatles members, & he had a wealth of approx. $400 million.
On 29 November, 2001, at the age of 58, Harrison died due to lung cancer.
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