Townes van Zandt

Townes van Zandt
1944 - 1997
Townes van Zandt  American Singer

Townes van Zandt dating history


Townes van Zandt was previously married to Jeanene Munselle (1983 - 1994), Cindy Morgan (1978 - 1983) and Fran Petters (1965 - 1970).

Townes van Zandt was in a relationship with Claudia Winterer (1995 - 1997).


American Singer Townes van Zandt was born John Townes Van Zandt on 7th March, 1944 in Fort Worth, Texas and passed away on 1st Jan 1997 Mt. Juliet, Tennessee aged 52. He is most remembered for Label As A Cult Musician. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Townes van Zandt is a member of the following lists: American singer-songwriters, American male singers and People from Austin, Texas.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 12 years, 2 months 8 years, 10 months -
Dating1 1 year, 2 months - -
Total4 12 years, 2 months 6 years, 11 months 1 year, 2 months


First Name John
Middle Name Townes
Last Name Van Zandt
Full Name at Birth John Townes Van Zandt
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th March, 1944
Birthplace Fort Worth, Texas
Died 1st January, 1997
Place of Death Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Cause of Death Health stemming From His Years of Drug Abuse
Buried Dido Cemetery, Dido, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text American Texas Country-Folk Music Singer and Songwriter / Performer / Poet
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Label As A Cult Musician
Music Genre (Text) Blues, folk, country
Music Genre Folk
Year(s) Active 1965–1996, 1965–96
Music Style Pop/Rock, Country, Progressive Country, Country-Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Folk, Americana
Music Mood Intimate, Poignant, Plaintive, Yearning, Melancholy, Gentle, Bittersweet, Passionate, Wistful, Somber, Earnest, Literate, Earthy, Autumnal, Reverent, Enigmatic, Organic, Witty, Sad, Reflective, Wry
Instrument Guitar, Songwriter, Vocals
Instrument (text) Guitar, vocals
Record Label Poppy, Tomato, Sugar Hill, TVZ, Fat Possum
Associated Acts Lightnin' Hopkins, Mickey Newbury, Steve Earle, Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys, Guy Clark, Blaze Foley, Lightnin' Hopkins
Official Websites
Father Harris Williams Van Zandt (1913–1966)
Mother Dorothy Townes (1919-1983
Brother Bill
Sister Donna
Family Member John Townes "JT" (Son)(b:4-11-1969) Mother Fran Petters 1st wife, William Vincent (Son)(b:3-24-1983) Mother Jeanene Munsell 3rd wife, Katie Belle (daughter)(b:2-14-1992) Mother Jeanene Munsell 3rd wife

John Townes Van Zandt (March 7, 1944 – January 1, 1997), better known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer-songwriter. He wrote numerous songs, such as "Pancho and Lefty", "For the Sake of the Song", "Tecumseh Valley", "Rex's Blues", and "To Live Is to Fly", that are widely considered masterpieces of American songwriting. His musical style has often been described as melancholy and features rich, poetic lyrics. During his early years, Van Zandt was respected for his guitar playing and fingerpicking ability.

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Townes van Zandt52 PiscesSinger
Claudia Winterer-
Jeanene Munselle-
Cindy Morgan67 LibraActress
Fran Petters-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
John Townes "J.T"Male11th April, 196952 years oldFran Petters
William VincentMale24th March, 198338 years oldJeanene Munselle
Katie BelleFemale14th February, 199229 years oldJeanene Munselle


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