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Known best as the record producer for The Beatles, George Martin had a long and varied musical career, and continues to enjoy a rare reputation as one of popular music's true "nice guys." Martin was born into a working-class family in Drayton Park, England, on 3 January 1926. His classical music training didn't actually begin until his 20s; the ... See full bio »
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 1989 The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1985 Rupert and the Frog Song (Short) (music arranger)
 1984 Give My Regards to Broad Street (music arranger) / (musical director) / (orchestrator)
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (conductor) / (music arranger) / (musical director) / (original soundtrack album produced by)
 1972 Pulp (conductor)
 1968 Frost on Sunday (TV Series) (composer: theme "By George! It's the David Frost Theme")
 1968 Yellow Submarine (musical director)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie) (music producer - uncredited)
 1966 The Family Way (music adaptor) / (music arranger) / (music supervisor)
 1965 Ferry Cross the Mersey (musical director)
 1964 A Hard Day's Night (composer: incidental music - uncredited) / (music arranger - uncredited) / (musical director) / (performers: "This Boy (Ringo's Theme)
 1963 Calculated Risk (conductor)
 1963 Take Me Over (arranger and conductor)
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Other Works:

(Late 1950s) Comedy record: Produced "Mock Mozart and Phoney Folk Lore" by Peter Ustinov. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ray Cathode | Graham Fisher | George Henry Martin | Sir George Martin


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Looking back on Pepper, it was quite an icon. It probably did change the face of recording so it became a different kind of art form. See more »


Awarded a Knighthood in the Queen's Honours List. See more »


His production style - he is responsible for some of the Beatles' most famous sounds See more »


The Fifth Beatle

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