Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly
1936 - 1959
Buddy Holly  American Musician

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Buddy Holly was previously married to Maria Elena Holly (1958 - 1959).

Buddy Holly was in a relationship with Elaine Orlando (1957 - 1958).


American Musician Buddy Holly passed away on 3rd Feb 1959 Clear Lake, Iowa, USA aged 22. Born Charles Hardin `Buddy` Holley on 7th September, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas, USA and educated at Lubbock High School, Buddy Holly is most remembered for Buddy Holly & The Crickets in a career that spanned 1949–59 and 1952–1959. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

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Married1 9 months, 8 days - -
Dating1 1 year - -
Total2 1 year 10 months, 21 days 9 months, 8 days


First Name Buddy
Middle Name Hardin
Last Name Holly
Full Name at Birth Charles Hardin `Buddy` Holley
Alternative Name Buddy
Age 22 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th September, 1936
Birthplace Lubbock, Texas, USA
Died 3rd February, 1959
Place of Death Clear Lake, Iowa, USA
Cause of Death Plane Crash
Buried City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Height 5' 11½" (182 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Thick, Black-Rimmed Glasses, One of A Kind Vocals
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Baptist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Hutchinson Junior High School, Lubbock High School
Occupation Text Singer, Musician
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Buddy Holly & The Crickets
Music Genre (Text) Rock and roll, rockabilly, Lubbock sound, country, pop, rhythm and blues
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1955–1959, 1949–59, 1952–1959
Music Style Rock & Roll, Rockabilly, Early Pop/Rock
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Playful, Lively, Exciting, Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Earnest, Rousing, Sweet, Sentimental, Wistful, Fun, Melancholy, Innocent, Exuberant, Tense/Anxious, Cheerful, Happy, Poignant, Joyous, Rollicking
Instrument Guitar, Vocals, Classical Music Entry
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, piano, violin, banjo
Record Label Decca, Brunswick, Coral
Associated Acts The Crickets, The Picks, Buddy and Bob, Waylon Jennings
Father Lawrence Odell
Mother Ella Pauline (Drake) Holley
Friend Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper
Pets Booker T. (Cat), Alonso (Dog)

Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Buddy Holly, was an American singer-songwriter who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was born in Lubbock, Texas, to a musical family during the Great Depression, and learned to play guitar and sing alongside his siblings. His style was influenced by gospel music, country music, and rhythm and blues acts, which he performed in Lubbock with his friends from high school.

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Buddy Holly22 VirgoMusician
Maria Elena Holly90 SagittariusBusiness
Puerto Rican
Elaine Orlando83Spouse


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4EverYahama4EverYahamaSep 7, 2022

Happy heavenly birthday!!!

mato4162mato4162Oct 23, 2018

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MandyLovesVintageMandyLovesVintageFeb 7, 2009

February 3rd....50 years without your Rockin` Talent. Your music is timeless, I`m proud to listen to you, Buddy! Lots of Love.

christine june thomasJan 8, 2008

i love buddy, that dark hansome shy texan guy,somthing unique about his music,they say elvis was the king of Rock n roll,thats because buddy was the father the creator of it, rave on buddy love you.xxxxx,

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