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George Harrison (1943-2001), Musician; member of The Beatles

Sitter in 48 portraits
Although the youngest and most understated member of The Beatles, George Harrison was a key part of the mix. He wrote two of The Beatles' most enduring songs, 'Something' and 'Here Comes the Sun' and introduced the band to Eastern spiritualism and Indian music. He was the first of the 'Fab Four' to enjoy a solo career with the number one hit 'My Sweet Lord'. In 1971 he launched the concept of pop philanthropy by staging a concert in New York to raise money for famine relief in Bangladesh. With his company Handmade Films he financed successful British films including 'Mona Lisa' and Monty Python's 'Life of Brian' .

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The Beatles (George Harrison; John Lennon; Ringo Starr)

by David Redfern
bromide print, 3 October 1964
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The Beatles (Ringo Starr; John Lennon; George Harrison; Paul McCartney)

by Robert Whitaker
modern bromide fibre print from digital file, 1965
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The Beatles (John Lennon; George Harrison; Paul McCartney; Ringo Starr)

by Jim Marshall
bromide fibre print, 29 August 1966
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Robert Whitaker; George Harrison

by Robert Whitaker
bromide print, 20 May 1966
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The Beatles (Paul McCartney; Ringo Starr; George Harrison; John Lennon)

by Linda McCartney
bromide fibre print, 19 May 1967
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George Harrison; Paul McCartney

by Linda McCartney
bromide fibre print, July 1969
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