George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29
November 2001) was an Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning English rock
guitarist, singer, songwriter, author and sitarist best known as the lead
guitarist of The Beatles.
Following the band's demise, Harrison had a
successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys
super group where he was known as both Nelson Wilbury and Spike Wilbury.
He was also a film producer, with his production company Handmade Films,
involving people as diverse as Madonna and the members of Monty Python. From an
initial exposure whilst a member of the Beatles, he maintained a high public
profile regarding his religious and spiritual
November 19, 2002: George Harrison’s final album, Brainwashed, is
March 15, 2004: George Harrison is inducted into the Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame.