George Harrison

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Liverpool, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/25/1943, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 11/29/2001
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; musician; producer
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George Harrison Fast Facts:
  • Attended high school with Paul McCartney, who was one year older.
  • Already released two solo albums, Wonderwall Music and Electronic Sound, before the Beatles broke up in 1970.
  • Formed a film production company, Handmade Films, and produced 23 movies, including Monty Python's Life of Brian, Mona Lisa and Time Bandits.
  • Was a Formula 1 racing fan and owned a McLaren F1 car.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Beatles on January 20, 1988 and as a solo artist on March 15, 2004.
  • An assailant broke into his home in 1999 and stabbed Harrison seven times before his wife Olivia knocked him over the head with a lamp.
  • George Harrison Relationships:
  • Dhani Harrison - Son
  • Olivia Harrison - Wife
  • Harold Harrison - Father
  • Louise Harrison - Mother
  • Pete Harrison - Brother
  • Louise Harrison - Sister
  • Pattie Boyd - Ex-wife
  • Harry Harrison - Brother
  • George Harrison Awards:
  • 2003 Grammy: Best Pop Instrumental Performance - Winner
  • 1967 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
  • 1989 Grammy: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • 1970 Grammy: Best Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special - Winner
  • 1964 Grammy: Best New Artist - Winner
  • 1964 BAFTA Film Awards: Most Promising Newcomer to Film - Nominee
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • 1964 Grammy: Best Performance By A Vocal Group - Winner
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Music Video - Long Form - Winner
  • 1970 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song Score) - Winner
  • 1972 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Music Video - Short Form - Winner
  • 1967 Grammy: Best Contemporary Album - Winner

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