Dick Dale

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Birthday
4, 1937
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Mar 16, 2019 (81)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1937
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Mar 16, 2019 (81)

About

Legendary surf rock guitarist who inspired artists like Eddie Van Halen and Jimi Hendrix.

Before Fame

He appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame in Huntington Beach for his role in defining surf culture.

Family Life

He was married to Jeannie Monsour in the 1970s and later married Lana Dale. He had a son named James. 

Associated With

His song "Misirlou" was featured in the Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction.