Sandy Denny

Sandy Denny
1947 - 1978

Sandy Denny  English Vocalist


Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny (6 January 1947 – 21 April 1978), known as Sandy Denny, was an English singer and songwriter, perhaps best known as the lead singer for the folk rock band Fairport Convention. She has been described as "the pre-emin...

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Longest Relationship8 yrs, 11 mths
Shortest Relationship8 yrs, 11 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 11 mths
First Name Sandy
Middle Name Elene
Last Name Denny
Full Name at Birth Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny
Age 31 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th January, 1947
Birthplace London, England
Died 21st April, 1978
Place of Death Wimbledon, London, England
Cause of Death Traumatic Brain Hemorrhage Due To A Fall
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Singer, actress
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame Lead singer for Fairport Convention
Music Genre (Text) Folk, electric folk, Folk rock, folk
Music Genre Folk, Piano
Year(s) Active 1967–1978, 1967–78
Music Style Pop/Rock, Celtic, International, Psychedelic, Folk-Rock, British Folk, British Folk-Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Music Mood Intimate, Poignant, Gentle, Sophisticated, Organic, Passionate, Innocent, Bittersweet, Wistful, Plaintive, Ethereal, Searching, Dramatic, Yearning, Literate, Autumnal, Reflective
Instrument Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Instrument (text) Keyboards, guitar, Vocals, keyboards
Record Label Island Records
Associated Acts Fairport Convention, Strawbs, Fotheringay, The Bunch, Led Zeppelin
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