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Johnny Thunders

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Birthday
15, 1952
Birthplace
Queens, NY
Death Date
Apr 23, 1991 (38)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1952
Birthplace
Queens, NY
Death Date
Apr 23, 1991 (38)

About

Guitarist for the glam rock band New York Dolls who went on to play with The Heartbreakers.

Before Fame

One of his first performances was with Johnny and the Jaywalkers at a school just around the corner from Carnegie Hall.

Trivia

His death is shrouded in mystery, as he was found folded up in a ransacked room. He had also struggled with heroin throughout his musical career.

Family Life

He grew up in Queens, New York. He passed away before his ex-wife Julie and their four children.

Associated With

Keith Richards was his mentor, both in music and in lifestyle.