George Martin


Born: 1/3/1926 in London, England, UK
Died: 3/8/2016
Age: 90
Cause of death: natural causes

Noted For: record producer; head of EMI Parlophone Records (1955-65); signed The Beatles to a recording contract (1962), produced most of their recordings (1962-69), and scored most of their instrumental accompaniments. Also produced "Goldfinger" by Shirley Bassey (1964), "Live and Let Die" by Paul McCartney and Wings (1973), and "Candle In the Wind" by Elton John (1997).