Captain Beefheart

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Birthday
15, 1941
Birthplace
Glendale, CA
Death Date
Dec 17, 2010 (69)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1941
Birthplace
Glendale, CA
Death Date
Dec 17, 2010 (69)

About

Rock musician in the 1960s and 1970s who had a string of critically acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful albums with the Magic Band.

Before Fame

He attended high school in Lancaster, California with Frank Zappa.

Trivia

His Trout Mask Replica album, which was released in 1969, went on to inspire a generation of punk and new wave musicians.

Family Life

He was born Don Vilet in Glendale, California.

Associated With

Modern day rockers like Jack White have made covers and tributes to Captain Beefheart's music.