Johnny Winter

Johnny Winter
1957 - 2014

Johnny Winter  American Singer

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

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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.

Johnny Winter is a member of the following lists: 2014 deaths, Blues rock musicians and People with albinism.

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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 http://johnnywinter.net
Father John Winter II
Mother Edwina Winter
Brother Edgar Winter (brother)

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 1960s and 1970s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters. After his time with Waters, Winter recorded several Grammy-nominated blues albums. In 1988, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and in 2003, he was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

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FilmYearCharacterType
Tattooed2008GuitaristMovie
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie

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bradJul 18, 2010

is still one of the greatest guitar players ever


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