Terry Kirkman

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Birthday
12, 1939
Birthplace
Kansas
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Kansas

About

Writer of hit songs Cherish and Requiem for the Masses. He was a founding member of vocal group The Association.

Before Fame

He was influenced early on in his career by Frank Zappa.

Trivia

His Requiem for the Masses by The Association was a moving harmony piece about the Vietnam War.

Family Life

His family was residing in Salina, Kansas, when he was born. He introduced Beverly Bivens, sister of a girl he was dating in 1964, to folk-rock group We Five.

Associated With

He made notable contributions to several classic 1980s films, including Pretty in Pink, which starred Molly Ringwald.