Richard Thompson

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Birthday
3, 1949
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
England

About

Guitarist, songwriter, and performer who played with the British folk-rock group Fairport Convention.

Before Fame

He was influenced by his father's jazz and Irish folk music.

Trivia

He is known for his trademark dark wit as much as for his music.

Family Life

His father was a Scotland Yard detective.

Associated With

The BBC made a documentary about his career, with contributions from Billy Connolly and other well-known musicians.