George Harrison
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George Harrison was an English musician and singer-songwriter who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Sometimes called "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in the Beatles' work. Although the majority of the band's songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group include "Taxman", "Within You Without You", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something".

George Harrison

Harrison at the White House in December 1974
Born(1943-02-25)25 February 1943
Liverpool, England
Died29 November 2001(2001-11-29) (aged 58)
Occupation
  • Musician
  • singer-songwriter
  • music and film producer
Years active1958–2001
Spouse(s)
ChildrenDhani Harrison
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
  • sitar
Labels
Formerly ofThe Quarrymen, The Beatles, Traveling Wilburys
Websitegeorgeharrison.com
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George Harrison

George Harrison's About

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George Harrison, sometimes known as the Quiet Beatle, is still a household name today. Harrison was a significant contribution to the world of music during his career, holding the titles of musician, composer, vocalist, and guitarist. He was fascinated by the beauty of music from an early age and worked tirelessly throughout his life to raise the quality of harmony. It's worth noting that Harrison used the power of music to spread awareness about spiritual life and genuine calling across the world. He was a fervent lover of Indian culture and spirituality and was highly influenced by Hinduism. The same could be seen in much of his work, which was heavily influenced by his love of Eastern music and instruments. While Harrison was surrounded by geniuses like McCartney and Lennon, his brilliance and skillfulness as a musician did not go unnoticed, and he gained widespread fame and critical praise. While he performed admirably during his post-break-up connection with the Beatles, he quickly emerged from the shadows of his band members to expose himself as a deeply spiritual lyricist with a broad sense of melody. He is still recognized for introducing Eastern religion and musical influence to the whole 1960s generation.

George Harrison Family life

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He got married to Pattie Boyd on January 21, 1966. After their divorce on June 9, 1977, he married Olivia Harrison on September 1, 1978. He had a son named Dhani .

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George Harrison Before Fame

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In March 1958, he auditioned for The Quarrymen with Paul McCartney and John Lennon, playing the song "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" by Arthur Smith. At only 15 years old, McCartney thought he was too young, but Harrison soon won him over. The Quarrymen dubbed themselves The Beatles a few months after Harrison formally joined the band.

George Harrison Trivia

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He and sitar player Ravi Shankar organized The Concert for Bangladesh on August 1, 1971 to raise awareness for refugees from East Pakistan following the Bangladesh Liberation War.

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George Harrison Height Weight

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At the age of 58, George Harrison height is 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m). His weight is 70 kg .

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He was joined in The Traveling Wilburys by Bob Dylan , Jeff Lynne , Roy Orbison , and Tom Petty . The band was active from 1988 to 1990, releasing two studio albums.

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Facts About George Harrison

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● George Harrison was born on February 25, 1943 (age 58) in Liverpool, England
● He is a celebrity guitarist
His weight is 70 kg
● His height is 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)



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