Hilton Valentine

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Birthday
21, 1943
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jan 29, 2021 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1943
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
Jan 29, 2021 (77)

About

English guitarist who gained fame as an original member of the influential 60's rock band The Animals. He is perhaps best known for his iconic guitar intro on the band's 1964 breakout hit, "The House of the Rising Sun."

Before Fame

He was a member of the skiffle band The Heppers as a teenager.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and Hollywood's Rock Walk of Fame in 2001.

Family Life

He married a woman named Germaine.

Associated With

He and keyboardist Alan Price were both founding members of The Animals.