Terry Kath

Terry Kath
1946 - 1978

Terry Kath  American Musician


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American Musician Terry Kath was born Terry Alan Kath on 31st January, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and passed away on 23rd Jan 1978 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 31. He is most remembered for Chicago. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Terry Kath is a member of the following lists: Guitarists from Chicago, 20th-century American guitarists and Musicians from Chicago.


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First Name Terry
Middle Name Alan
Last Name Kath
Full Name at Birth Terry Alan Kath
Alternative Name Terry Kath
Age 31 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st January, 1946
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 23rd January, 1978
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound To The Head
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature He played on lead guitar, rhythm guitar, banjo, accordion, electric bass and drums, He was a lead guitarist for Jimmy and Gentlemen, He played bass for Jimmy Ford and the Executives
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Taft High School
University DePaul University
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Actor
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Chicago
Music Genre (Text) Rock, Hard Rock, Blues Rock, Jazz Rock, Hard Rock, Blues Rock, Jazz Rock
Year(s) Active 1967–1978, 1963–1978
Instrument (text) Guitar, Vocals, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Bass Guitar
Associated Acts Chicago
Brand Endorsement Gibson SG, Fender Stratocaster, 1969 Les Paul "Professional", Fender Telecaster
Official Websites www.terrykath.com/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6681, http://www.terrykath.com/
Family Member Michelle Kath (daughter), Hammish (grandson), Quinn (grandson)
Friend James William Guercio, Walter Parazaider
Associated People James William Guercio, Walter Parazaider, Danny Seraphine, James Pankow, Lee Loughnane, Robert Lamm, Peter Cetera, Dawayne Bailey, Don Johnson, Jason Scheff, Tris Imboden, Keith Howland, Drew Hester, Lou Pardini, Laudir de Oliveira, Donnie Dacus, Bill Champlin, Chris Pinnick
Favorite Places Chicago, Los Angeles
Favorite Colors Red, Black, White
Favorite Accessories Sunglasses

Terry Alan Kath (January 31, 1946 – January 23, 1978) was an American musician and songwriter, best known as the original guitarist, one of the lead singers and founding members of the rock band Chicago. He has been praised by the band for his guitar skills and Ray Charles-influenced vocal style.

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Terry Kath31 AquariusMusician
Camelia Kath63 SagittariusActress


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MichelleFemaleCamelia Kath


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michael chicoFeb 1, 2010

I like to know what was the address and street name were terry kath grow up in chicago.

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