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By Cindy Lopez   Sir George Henry Martin   (January 3, 1926 – March 8, 2016) was an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor,  audio engineer  and musician.  George Martin  referred to as "the  Fifth Beatle " in reference to his extensive involvement on each of  the Beatles ' original albums, past away this week.   George Martin was the one responsible for signing the Beatles and became their mentor and collaborator throughout their career. Ringo Starr tweeted on Tuesday Martin´s death and his son Gregory confirmed his death.  Martin had 30 number-one hit singles in the United Kingdom and 23 number-one hits in the United States. He attended the  Guildhall School of Music and Drama  from 1947 to 1950, studying piano and oboe. Following his graduation, he worked for the  BBC 's classical music   department, then joined  EMI  in 1950. Martin produced comedy and novelty records  in the early 1950s, working with  Peter Sellers  and  Spike Millig