George Martin Dies at 90. Twitter Bids Farewell to 'Fifth Beatle'

  | March 09, 2016 18:27 IST (New Delhi)
George Martin

A file photo of George Martin. (Image courtesy: AFP)

"God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed. Thank you for all your love and kindness George peace and love," wrote ex-Beatle Ringo Starr

Legendary music producer George Martin, who signed British band The Beatles for their first record contract in 1962, has died at the age of 90.
Mr Martin was mourned by several members of the music industry. Former Beatle Ringo Starr, who confirmed Mr Martin's death on Twitter, led a series of tributes from music producer Mark Ronson, singers Lenny Kravitz, Liam Gallagher, Boy George and Josh Groban, and composer Vishal Dadlani.



British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted:

Mr Martin, popularly known as the 'fifth Beatle', remained associated with the four-member band consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, for eight years till they broke up in 1970. (Also Read: 'Fifth Beatle' George Martin Dies at 90: Ringo Starr)

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