Daily Archives: November 29, 2011

Former Beatle George Harrison dies 10 years ago this hour (2001)

(Thursday, November 29, 2001, 1:30 p.m. PST)George Harrison, the Beatles’ quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock ‘n’ roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band’s timeless magic, died today of lung cancer at a Hollywood Hills mansion.

Harrison’s death at the age of 58 would not be publicly announced until the following day.