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Daltrey, Roger Harry

Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Singer


1944 - Born on March 1st in Hammersmith, London, England. He is noted as the founder of the legendary rock band The Who.


1963 - After leaving London's Acton County Grammar School, he formed a skiffle band called The Detours, then displayed an early genius by putting together unusual elements into a world-class performing act.


1968 - Married to Jacqueline on 29th of January.


1971 - Married to Heather Taylor on the 19th of July.


1973 - Released his first solo album, and followed that up with a number of solo chart successes.


1975 - He established a stage and (somewhat offbeat) film career after starring in the movie of Tommy.


1980 - Pursued films more steadily during the years after the death of drummer Moon, and turned to production with the drama McVicar.


1990 - Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Who).


2003 - The Who's album "Tommy" came third in Classic Rock Magazine's list of the 30 greatest concept albums of all time.


2004 - Awarded the honor of "Commander of the Order of the British Empire" (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II.


2005 - He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the order of the British Empire) in the Queen's New Year's List for his services to music and charity.


       - The Who were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for their outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture.


2007 - He lives in East Sussex, England.






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