Alton Kelley

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Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
Jun 1, 2008 (67)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
Jun 1, 2008 (67)

About

Psychedelic artist who became known for his 1960s rock band posters and album covers for bands like the Grateful Dead.

Before Fame

He was born in Maine and raised in Connecticut and spent his early adulthood years working as a welder.

Trivia

He created iconic album covers for Journey and The Grateful Dead, namely the skull and roses that became synonymous with Dead merchandise.

Family Life

He died in Petaluma, California, due to illness, just shy of his sixty-eighth birthday.

Associated With

He designed a poster that featured an image of famous beat author Jack Kerouac.

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