Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia
1942 - 1995

Jerry Garcia  American Musician

Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American musician best known for his lead guitar work, singing and songwriting with the band the Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 196...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship29 yrs
Shortest Relationship4 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Jerry
Middle Name John
Last Name Garcia
Full Name at Birth Jerome John Garcia
Age 53 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st August, 1942
Birthplace San Francisco, California, USA
Died 9th August, 1995
Place of Death Serenity Knolls Chemical Dependency Center, Forest Knolls, CA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Missing middle finger on right hand (accidentally chopped off by brother), Bushy Hair And Beard, Thick Glasses, Nasal voice
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School (dropped Out)
University San Francisco Art Institute
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Grateful Dead
Music Genre (Text) Folk rock, bluegrass, country rock, jazz, rock and roll, psychedelic rock, rhythm and blues, blues rock, progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, folk rock, jam
Music Genre Country, Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1960–1995
Music Style Album Rock, Country-Rock, Rock & Roll, Blues-Rock, Country, Progressive Bluegrass, Bluegrass, Psychedelic, Folk-Rock
Music Mood Earnest, Stylish, Laid-Back/Mellow, Passionate, Atmospheric, Meandering, Organic, Circular, Rollicking, Freewheeling, Sprawling, Intimate, Gentle, Bittersweet, Yearning, Warm, Earthy, Confident, Wistful, Searching, Greasy
Instrument Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Vocals
Instrument (text) Guitar, vocals, pedal steel guitar, banjo
Record Label Rhino, Arista, Warner Bros. Records, Acoustic Disc, Grateful Dead, Warner Bros.
Associated Acts Grateful Dead, Legion of Mary, Reconstruction, Jerry Garcia Band, Old and in the Way, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, New Riders of the Purple Sage, New Riders of the Purple Sage͵ Garcia Grisman Band
Brand Endorsement Levi's, Parco
Official Websites,
Father Jose Ramon Garcia (father), Wally Matusiewicz (step father)
Mother Ruth Marie Garcia (mother)
Brother Tiff Garcia (Brother)
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