George Harrison

Quick Facts

Date of Birth25 February 1943
Place of BirthLiverpool, England
Date of Death29 November 2001
Place of DeathLos Angeles, California, US
OccupationMusician, singer, songwriter, music and film producer
Years Active1958–2001
Net Worth$400 million
Spouses– Pattie Boyd (m. 1966; div. 1977)
– Olivia Arias (m. 1978)
ChildrenDhani Harrison
GenresRock, pop, Indian classical
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals, sitar, keyboards
LabelsParlophone, Capitol, Swan, Apple, Vee-Jay, Dark Horse, Gnome
Formerly ofThe Quarrymen, The Beatles, Plastic Ono Band, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, Traveling Wilburys
Notable Achievements– Lead guitarist of the Beatles
– Known as “the quiet Beatle”
– Introduced Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in the Beatles’ work
Notable Songs– “Taxman”
– “Within You Without You”
– “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
– “Here Comes the Sun”
– “Something”
Notable Works– Triple album “All Things Must Pass”
– Hit single “My Sweet Lord”
– Organized the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh
Honors– Ranked number 31 in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of greatest guitarists of all time
– Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
Death CauseNumerous cancers
LegacyLeft an estate of almost £100 million

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