02/25/1943 - 11/29/2001
George Harrison
Career
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 life.

 
November 19, 2002: George Harrison’s final album, Brainwashed, is posthumously released.
 
March 15, 2004: George Harrison is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.