Blind Willie Johnson

Blind Willie Johnson
1897 - 1945

Blind Willie Johnson  American


"Blind" Willie Johnson (January 22, 1897 – September 18, 1945) was a gospel blues singer and guitarist. While the lyrics of his songs were usually religious, his music drew from both sacred and blues traditions. It is characterized by his slide ...

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First Name Blind
Middle Name Willie
Last Name Johnson
Alternative Name "Blind" Willie, "Blind" Texas Marlin, The Blind Pilgrim
Age 48 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd January, 1897
Birthplace Brenham, Texas, United States
Died 18th September, 1945
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, preacher
Music Genre (Text) Gospel, gospel blues
Music Genre Blues
Music Style Texas Blues, Acoustic Texas Blues, Blues Gospel, Slide Guitar Blues, Regional Blues, Pre-War Gospel Blues, Acoustic Blues, Country Blues
Music Mood Earthy, Gloomy, Ominous, Gritty, Unsettling, Bleak, Eerie, Plaintive, Intense, Rustic, Angst-Ridden, Earnest, Nocturnal, Passionate, Spiritual, Somber, Sparse, Searching, Austere, Intimate
Instrument Vocals, Guitar, Slide Guitar
Instrument (text) Guitar, vocals
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