Gram Parsons

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Birthday
5, 1946
Birthplace
Winter Haven, FL
Death Date
Sep 19, 1973 (26)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1946
Birthplace
Winter Haven, FL
Death Date
Sep 19, 1973 (26)

About

Songwriter and guitarist best known for his time with The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers.

Before Fame

His passion for country music developed while he was a student at Harvard University and founded the International Submarine Band in 1966 whose only album, Safe at Home, came out after the group had split up.

Trivia

He was recognized as a key contributor in the blending of the country and rock genres.

Family Life

He endured his father's suicide and his mother's alcoholism as a child. He grew up with a little sister named Avis.

Associated With

He cited Elvis Presley as one of his earliest musical influences.