Johnny Winter  American Singer

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Johnny Winter passed away on 16th Jul 2014 aged 57.


Johnny Winter is a 57 year old American Singer. Born Johnny Dawson Winter III on 11th January, 1957 in Beaumont, Texas, he is famous for Blues guitarist in a career that spans 1959–present. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

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bradJul 18, 2010

is still one of the greatest guitar players ever

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    John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1...

    First Name Johnny
    Middle Name Dawson
    Last Name Winter
    Full Name at Birth Johnny Dawson Winter III
    Alternative Name Johnny Winter
    Age 57 (age at death) years
    Birthday 11th January, 1957
    Birthplace Beaumont, Texas
    Died 16th July, 2014
    Place of Death Zurich, Switzerland
    Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
    Build Average
    Eye Color Grey
    Hair Color Salt and Pepper
    Distinctive Feature Albino
    Zodiac Sign Capricorn
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Baptist
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Singer, Guitarist
    Occupation Singer
    Claim to Fame Blues guitarist
    Music Genre (Text) Electric blues, blues rock, rock and roll, Texas blues
    Music Genre Blues, Pop/Rock
    Year(s) Active 1959–present, 1959–2014
    Music Style Modern Electric Blues, Blues, Blues-Rock, Modern Electric Texas Blues, Slide Guitar Blues, Regional Blues, Hard Rock, Album Rock, Arena Rock, Boogie Rock, Electric Blues, Electric Texas Blues
    Music Mood Rowdy, Organic, Reckless, Confident, Brash, Rousing, Rollicking, Passionate, Freewheeling, Fiery, Rambunctious, Sleazy, Rebellious, Raucous
    Instrument Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals, Slide Guitar
    Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica
    Record Label Columbia, Blue Sky, Alligator, Point Blank
    Associated Acts Edgar Winter, Tommy Shannon, Muddy Waters
    Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) New Faces Agency - USA, Gigsalad.Com
    Official Websites
    Father John Winter II
    Mother Edwina Winter
    Brother Edgar Winter (brother)
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