George Harrison Recovering After Stabbing

Former Beatle George Harrison and his wife, Olivia, are reportedly recovering after an intruder allegedly stabbed the couple during a break-in at the Harrison's home early Thursday morning.

Police told Reuters news service that the 56-year-old guitarist was stabbed four times in the chest by a man who broke into the couple's home in Henley-on-Thames just outside London. Harrison's wife was also reportedly injured in the attack, suffering minor head injuries.

A spokesperson told the press that the couple's injuries were "superficial," but Harrison remains in the hospital in stable condition. His wife was treated, but not admitted to the hospital.

Authorities told reporters that a 33-year-old Liverpool man broke into the Harrisons' 100-room mansion early Thursday morning, and is currently being held on suspicion of attempted murder. The suspect was reportedly treated at an area hospital as well for head injuries suffered during a struggle with the couple.

Harrison, who rose to fame as the youngest Beatle, set out on a successful solo career after that legendary group disbanded in 1970. Through the '70s, Harrison made his mark with solo efforts like 1970's "All Things Must Pass" and 1976's "33 & 1/3." Harrison scored again in the late '80s with the solo album "Cloud Nine" (featuring the hit "Got My Mind Set On You") and his work with the Travelling Wilburys (with Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, and Roy Orbison), However, Harrison had been laying relatively low lately, and had not released an album since 1992's "Live in Japan."