James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".
|Full name at birth||
Johnny Allen Hendrix
|Claim to fame||
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, "Purple Haze" (1967).
|Date of birth||
27 November 1942
|Place of birth||
Seattle, Washington, USA
|Date of death||
18 September 1970
27 (age at death)
|Place of death||
St. Mary Abbot's Hospital, Kensington, London, England, UK
|Cause of death||
Drug Overdose:Polydrug Toxicity primarily that of Quinalbarbitone
Greenwood Cemetery, Renton, Washington, USA
Musician, Singer, And Songwriter.
5' 11" (180 cm)
James A. Garfield High School, Seattle, Washington, United States (Expelled In His Junior Year)
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