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Fifth Beatle Sir George Martin dies peacefully at home, aged 90

Geirge Martin pictured with Yoko Ono in 2008 
Hannah Stubbs and Aine Fox, Press Association
Sir George Martin, the record producer known as the Fifth Beatle, has died peacefully at his home, his manager has confirmed. The 90-year-old helped The Beatles achieve global success as the head of the Parlophone record label after hearing their demo tape in 1962. His manager Adam Sharp paid tribute to him as "a true gentleman to the end". In a statement Mr Sharp said: "The family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers and messages of support. "In a career that spanned seven decades he was an inspiration to many and is recognised globally as o[...]
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