First 'Beatles' promoter in US Sid Bernstein dies at 95

London, August 22 (ANI): Sid Bernstein, the legendary music producer, who helped bring the Beatles to the US, has passed away due to natural causes. He was 95.

Bernstein's daughter, Casey Deutsch, said that her father died in his sleep on Wednesday at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, Sky News reported.

Bernstein worked with the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Judy Garland, Rolling Stones, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, the Rascals and promoted Dion, among many other famous musicians.

He was also an early supporter of the Swedish group 'ABBA' and had set up the band's very first appearances in America.

Bernstein was married to wife Geraldine for more than 40 years and the couple had six children. (ANI)

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