Summary: British rock guitarist and singer-songwriter who achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles and was often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", where he embraced Indian mysticism and helped broaden the horizons of the other Beatles as well as those of their Western audience, but who had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys following the band's breakup in 1970, and who is listed number 21 in Rolling Stones magazine's list of "The 100 Best Guitarists of All Time."
Cause of Death: Lung cancer
Born: February 25, 1943
Died: November 29, 2001
Location: Los Angeles, California