Roy Harper

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Birthday
12, 1941
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
England

About

English folk rocker who has greatly influenced his contemporaries such as Jimmy Page and younger artists such as Fleet Foxes.

Before Fame

He, like many British rockers, started his career as a teenaged skiffle artist. He was inspired to play music by artists like Muddy Waters.

Trivia

His songwriting is greatly influenced by nineteenth century romanticism and other poetry.

Family Life

His mother Muriel died shortly after his birth.

Associated With

He is a friend and a great musical influence of Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin.