Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison
1936 - 1988

Roy Orbison  American Singer


Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed the Big O, was an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his distinctive, impassioned voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. The combination led many...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship20 yrs, 11 mths
Shortest Relationship10 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length15 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Roy
Last Name Orbison
Full Name at Birth Roy Kelton Orbison
Alternative Name The Big O
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd April, 1936
Birthplace Vernon, Texas, United States
Died 6th December, 1988
Place of Death Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-Songwriter.
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame In Dreams (Song) (1963), Oh,Pretty Woman (Song) (1964).
Music Genre (Text) Rock and roll, rock, rockabilly, country, pop
Music Genre Country, Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1953–1988, 1939–1988
Music Style Rock & Roll, Early Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Rockabilly, AM Pop
Music Mood Theatrical, Poignant, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Melancholy, Innocent, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sweet, Romantic, Lush, Yearning, Rollicking, Sad, Dramatic
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, harmonica
Record Label Sun, Monument, MGM, London, Mercury/PolyGram, Asylum, Virgin, RCA
Associated Acts Traveling Wilburys, Teen Kings, The Wink Westerners, Class of '55
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Father Orbie Lee Orbison (1913-1984) (Aged 70 Or 71) (An Oil Well Driller And Car Mechanic.)
Mother Nadine Shultz (1914-1992) (Aged 77 Or 78) (A Nurse.)
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Roy Orbison52 TaurusSinger
Barbara Orbison61 CapricornFilm/TV Producer
Claudette Orbison24 Virgo


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