Gene Clark

Gene Clark
1944 - 1991

Gene Clark  American Singer


Harold Eugene "Gene" Clark (November 17, 1944 – May 24, 1991) was an American singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock band The Byrds. Clark was The Byrds' dominant songwriter between 1964 and early 1966, penning most of the b...

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First Name Gene
Last Name Clark
Full Name at Birth Harold Eugene Clark
Age 46 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th November, 1944
Birthplace Tipton, Missouri, USA
Died 24th May, 1991
Place of Death Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Cause of Death Natural causes" brought on by a bleeding ulcer.
Clark was suffering from throat cancer at the time of his death.
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Bonner Springs High School, in Bonner Springs, Kansas, in 1962
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Member of The Byrds
Music Genre (Text) Country rock, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Folk, Country, Bluegrass, Baroque Pop
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1963–1991
Music Style Country-Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Psychedelic, Folk-Rock, Country, Progressive Bluegrass, Bluegrass, Baroque Pop
Music Mood Brooding, Earthy, Laid-Back/Mellow, Poignant, Gentle, Bittersweet, Wistful, Intense, Somber, Intimate, Autumnal, Plaintive, Reflective, Earnest, Melancholy, Amiable/Good-Natured, Organic
Instrument Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, Songwriter
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Tambourine, Harmonica, Piano
Record Label Columbia, A&m, Asylum, Rso, Capitol, Takoma
Associated Acts The Byrds, Dillard & Clark, Phoenix, McGuinn, Clark & Hillman, Jesse Ed Davis, Carla Olson, The New Christy Minstrels
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thriftstorejunkieNov 19, 2009

Gene Clark is one of the greatest songwriters of all-time; he deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Neil Young and Bobby Dylan.

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