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Posted on November 29, 2001

George Harrison

Member of The Beatles

1943-2001

LOS ANGELES, California – Stars and fans around the world are mourning the death of former Beatles guitarist George Harrison, who died aged 58 after a long fight against cancer.

Harrison died in Los Angeles at 1:30 p.m. (2130 GMT) on Thursday, spokesman Geoff Baker said, but further details were not available. His former band-mate Sir Paul McCartney said: “I am devastated and very very sad. We knew he’d been ill for a long time.

“He was a lovely guy and a very brave man and had a wonderful sense of humour. He is really just my baby brother.”

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