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us: Martin, George, 1926-2016


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  • Instance Of

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  • Fuller Name

    • George Henry
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1926-01-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-03-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Parlophone Company
        • Affiliation Start: 1950
        • Affiliation End: 1965
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 9, 2016
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Sound recording executives and producers
          (lcsh) Arrangers (Musicians)
            (lcsh) Composers
              (lcsh) Conductors (Music)
                (lcsh) Sound engineers
                  (lcsh) Musicians
              • Additonal Related Forms

                • us: George Martin Orchestra
              • Sources

                • found: His All you need is ears, 1980: CIP galley t.p. (George Martin; promoted the Beatles) jacket of published book (b. 1926)
                • found: Copyright appl. EFO-80756 (George Martin; pseud., Graham Fisher [no publications in LC database])
                • found: Wikipedia, October 9, 2013 (George Martin; Sir George Henry Martin CBE; born January 3, 1926; English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician; sometimes referred to as "the Fifth Beatle" in reference to his extensive involvement on each of the Beatles' original albums)
                • found: All music WWW site, October 9, 2013 (George Martin; born January 3, 1926, London, England)
                • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 9, 2016 (George Martin; Sir George Martin; b. George Henry Martin, Jan. 3, 1926, London; awarded a knighthood, 1996; d. Tuesday [Mar. 8, 2016], aged 90; urbane English record producer who signed the Beatles to a recording contract on the small Parlophone label after every other British record company had turned them down, and who guided them in their transformation from a regional dance band into the most inventive, influential, and studio-savvy rock group of the 1960s)
              • Editorial Notes

                • [Do not confuse with George Martin, lawyer and author of books on opera, also b. 1926, who is established as: Martin, George Whitney]
              • Change Notes

                • 1979-10-04: new
                • 2016-03-09: revised
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