Buddy Holly Biography

Charles Hardin Holley, known professionally as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll. Although his success lasted only a year and a half before his death in an airplane crash, Holly is described by critic Bruce Eder as "the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll." His works and innovations inspired and influenced contemporary and later musicians, notably the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and Elvis Costello, and exerted a profound influence on popular music. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Holly number 13 on its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Buddy Holly
Full Name:
Charles Holley
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Record producer
Ethnicity:
White American
Date of Birth:
September 7, 1936
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
February 3, 1959
Age at Death:
22
Cause of Death:
Aviation accident or incident
Marriages
Buddy Holly Timeline
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