Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson
1911 - 1938

Robert Johnson  American Guitarist


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Robert Johnson passed away on 16th Aug 1938 aged 27.


Robert Johnson was previously married to Calleta Craft and Virginia Travis.

He was in a relationship with Estella Coleman (1935).


American Guitarist Robert Johnson passed away on 16th Aug 1938 Greenwood, Mississippi. aged 27. Born on 8th May, 1911 in Hazlehurst, Mississippi and educated at Indian Creek School, Robert Johnson is most remembered for top influencing Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, and Eric Clapton among others in a career that spanned 1929–38 and 1929 – 1938. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Robert Johnson is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American singers, African-American singer-songwriters and African-American guitarists.


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Married2 3 years 2 years, 1 month 1 year, 2 months
Dating1 82 years, 10 months - -
Total3 82 years, 10 months 29 years, 8 months 1 year, 2 months


First Name Robert
Middle Name Leroy
Last Name Johnson
Age 27 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th May, 1911
Birthplace Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Died 16th August, 1938
Place of Death Greenwood, Mississippi.
Cause of Death Unknown
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Indian Creek School
Occupation Text Musician, songwriter
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame top influencing Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, and Eric Clapton among others
Music Genre (Text) Delta blues
Music Genre Blues
Year(s) Active 1929–38, 1929 – 1938
Music Style Pre-War Country Blues, Delta Blues, Pre-War Blues, Slide Guitar Blues, Regional Blues
Music Mood Eerie, Tense/Anxious, Gloomy, Plaintive, Intense, Somber, Searching, Spooky, Bleak, Brooding, Intimate, Visceral, Passionate, Ominous, Fiery, Gritty, Angst-Ridden, Earnest, Earthy, Organic, Reflective
Instrument Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Songwriter, Vocals, Slide Guitar
Instrument (text) Guitar, vocals, harmonica
Father Noah Johnson (His father had more 10 kids with other women)
Mother Julia Major Dodds

Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians. Johnson's shadowy and poorly documented life and death at age 27 have given rise to much legend, including the Faustian myth that he sold his soul to the devil at a crossroads to achieve success. As an itinerant performer who played mostly on street corners, in juke joints, and at Saturday night dances, Johnson had little commercial success or public recognition in his lifetime.

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Estella Coleman-
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Virginia Travis-




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