Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke
1940 - 2010

Solomon Burke  American Actor


Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s and a "key transitional figure in the development...

First Name Solomon
Last Name Burke
Full Name at Birth Solomon Burke
Alternative Name The Bishop of Soul, The King of Rock and Soul, "The King of Rock 'N Soul", "The Bishop of Soul", "King Solomon", "The Wonder Boy preacher", "Lord Solomon"
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st March, 1940
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 10th October, 2010
Place of Death Amsterdam`s Schiphol Airport
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Preacher, singer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Cry to Me
Music Genre (Text) Blues, gospel, rhythm and blues, soul, rock and roll, country
Music Genre Country, R&B
Year(s) Active 1955–2010
Music Style Soul, Country Soul, Southern Soul, Deep Soul, Early R&B
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Cheerful, Exuberant, Joyous, Passionate, Hungry, Organic, Confident, Earnest, Sensual, Rousing, Romantic
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar
Record Label Apollo Records, Atlantic Records, Bell Records, MGM Records, ABC Dunhill Records, Chess Records, Savoy Records, Rounder Records, Fat Possum Records, ANTI-, Shout! Factory, E1 Music
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