MUSICIAN

George Martin

1926 - 2016

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Sir George Henry Martin (3 January 1926 – 8 March 2016) was an English record producer. He was referred to as the "Fifth Beatle" in reference to his extensive involvement in each of the Beatles' original albums. AllMusic has described him as the "world's most famous record producer".Martin's career spanned more than six decades in music, film, television and live performance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Martin has received more than 4,056,497 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. George Martin is the 181st most popular musician (down from 137th in 2019), the 719th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 575th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Musician.

George Martin is most famous for being the producer of the Beatles.

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  • 61.87

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  • 50

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  • 3.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, George Martin ranks 181 out of 2,662Before him are Keith Jarrett, Wilhelm Kempff, Giya Kancheli, Chris Isaak, Emil Gilels, and Gene Simmons. After him are John Paul Jones, Ian Paice, José Feliciano, Jerry Lee Lewis, Alicia Keys, and Paolo Conte.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, George Martin ranks 56Before him are Tony Bennett, Murray Rothbard, Paul Berg, Tsung-Dao Lee, Vasily Arkhipov, and Ingrid Thulin. After him are Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Sergio Corbucci, Noah Gordon, Abdus Salam, Abdoulaye Wade, and Harry Dean Stanton. Among people deceased in 2016, George Martin ranks 53Before him are George Kennedy, Ray Tomlinson, Junko Tabei, Michel Galabru, Vera Rubin, and Ettore Scola. After him are Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Michèle Morgan, Jacques Rivette, Harry Kroto, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, and Viktor Korchnoi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Martin ranks 719 out of 7,765Before him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), John Kendrew (1917), William Oughtred (1574), Kim Cattrall (1956), John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924), and Thomas Malory (1405). After him are Willibrord (658), John Paul Jones (1946), Ian Paice (1948), Benjamin Hornigold (1680), Wilkie Collins (1824), and Nevill Francis Mott (1905).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, George Martin ranks 44Before him are Ian Stewart (1938), Malcolm Young (1953), Nick Mason (1944), Tony Iommi (1948), Chris Slade (1946), and Brian Eno (1948). After him are John Paul Jones (1946), Ian Paice (1948), Amy Winehouse (1983), Pete Townshend (1945), John Cale (1942), and Billy Idol (1955).