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Daltrey, Roger Harry

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Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Singer

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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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