Ronnie Van Zant

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Birthday
15, 1948
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Death Date
Oct 20, 1977 (29)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1948
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Death Date
Oct 20, 1977 (29)

About

Lyricist, vocalist, and founding member of the southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, the group that released classic hits like "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird."

Before Fame

He was very interested in sports and had aspirations to play baseball, be a boxer, and race stock cars.

Trivia

He was killed in a plane crash on October 20, 1977.

Family Life

His younger brothers are Johnny and Donnie Van Zant, the former was another founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Associated With

He and Gary Rossington were bandmates in Lynyrd Skynyrd.