Jim Croce
Jim Croce 2 of 2

Jim Croce

#22505
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
10, 1943
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Sep 20, 1973 (30)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1943
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Sep 20, 1973 (30)

About

Folk singer-songwriter best known for his 1970s hits "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," "Time in a Bottle," and "Operator."

Before Fame

He played the accordion as a child. Later on, he attended Villanova University for psychology and German, getting a B.A. in 1965.

Trivia

He died tragically in a plane crash in 1973, the day after his song "I Got a Name" was released.

Family Life

He married Ingrid Jacobson on August 28, 1966 and they had one child together.

Associated With

He and Junior Seau each opened up a restaurant in San Diego.