Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore  British Guitarist


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Ritchie Blackmore and Candace Night
Candice Night and Ritchie Blackmore have been married for 12 years since 5th Oct 2008. view relationship


Ritchie Blackmore was previously married to Amy Rothman (1981 - 1987), Bärbel Hardie (1969 - 1980) and Margrit Blackmore (1964 - 1969).

Ritchie Blackmore has had an encounter with Lita Ford.


Ritchie Blackmore is a 76 year old British Guitarist. Born Richard Hugh Blackmore on 16th April, 1945 in Weston Super Mare, England, he is famous for Deep Purple, Rainbow in a career that spans 1960–present. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Ritchie Blackmore is a member of the following lists: 1945 births, Lead guitarists and English people of Welsh descent.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 30 years, 7 months 13 years, 1 month 5 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 30 years, 7 months 10 years, 6 months 5 years


First Name Ritchie
Last Name Blackmore
Full Name at Birth Richard Hugh Blackmore
Alternative Name Man in Black, Blackers, The Man in Black
Age 76 years
Birthday 16th April, 1945
Birthplace Weston Super Mare, England
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Musician, songwriter
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame Deep Purple, Rainbow
Music Genre (Text) Hard rock, Heavy Metal, Blues Rock, Progressive Rock, Folk Rock
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1963–present, 1960–present
Music Style Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Celtic, International, Contemporary Celtic, Guitar Virtuoso, Folk, British Folk, Celtic Folk, Folklore
Music Mood Theatrical, Ambitious, Dramatic, Atmospheric, Passionate, Intense, Earnest, Restrained, Refined/Mannered, Amiable/Good-Natured, Organic, Calm/Peaceful, Romantic, Indulgent, Epic, Light, Cathartic, Intimate, Ethereal
Instrument Guitar
Instrument (text) Guitar, Bass Guitar, Cello, Drums, Keyboards, Hurdy-Gurdy, Mandolin, Mandola, Percussion, Domra
Record Label Polydor, BMG, Edel, SPV, Ariola, Frontiers
Associated Acts Rainbow, Blackmore's Night, The Outlaws, Glenda Collins, Heinz, Screaming Lord Sutch, Neil Christian, Deep Purple, Rhett Forrester
Official Websites http://www.blackmoresnight.com/, www.facebook.com/ritchieblackmore/

Richard Hugh Blackmore (born 14 April 1945) is an English guitarist and songwriter. He was one of the founding members of Deep Purple in 1968, playing jam-style hard rock music which mixed guitar riffs and organ sounds.

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Ritchie Blackmore76 AriesGuitarist
Candice Night50 TaurusVocalist
Amy Rothman-
Bärbel Hardie-Dancer
Margrit Blackmore-
Lita Ford63 VirgoMusician


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Jürgen RichardMaleMargrit Blackmore
Autumn EsmereldaFemale27th May, 201011 years oldCandice Night


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EnsilJan 11, 2009

You actually used wikipedia for a site? Wow, well thanks for the info anyway.

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