George Martin, also known as the ‘The Fifth Beatle’, has died. He was 90 years old. Sir Martin was a mastermind of recorded music and produced all of The Beatles’ records, from their first day together to their last. He also signed John, Paul, George and Ringo to a label when no one else would. Martin was a talented classical musician and also played the memorable piano solo on The Beatles’ ‘In My Life’.
In his later years, Martin collaborated with son Giles on a number of projects, including on The Beatles’ ‘Love’ production. In addition to Giles Martin, his survivors include children Alexis, Gregory and Lucy.
Besides being a musical legend, was always a stylish, talkative and an overall impressive person. On his Twitter profile, Ringo Starr wrote today: ‘Thank you for all your love and kindness George, Peace and Love’.