Legendary record producer for the Beatles, George Martin has died at the age of 90.
The group’s drummer Ringo Starr shared the news on Twitter and was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Universal Music Group.
God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family love Ringo and Barbara George will be missed xxx 😎✌️🌟💖☮— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) March 9, 2016
Thank you for all your love and kindness George peace and love xx😎✌️🌟💖 pic.twitter.com/um2hRFB7qF— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) March 9, 2016
Martin signed the Beatles in 1962 and produced all of their recordings. He also worked with Gerry and the Pacemakers, Jeff Beck, America, Cheap Trick and other acts.
He was also named by the Guinness World Records as the most successful producer ever with more than 50 no. 1 hit records in the US and Great Britain alone.
George Martin is survived by his children Giles, Alexis, Gregory and Lucy.