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Havens, Richie

LC control no.n 91075522
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Personal name headingHavens, Richie
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Variant(s)Havens, Richard Pierce
Birth date19410121
Death date20130422
Place of birthBedford-Stuyvesant, New York, N.Y.
Place of deathJersey City, N.J.
Profession or occupationFolk singer Guitarist
Found inHis Mirage [SR] p1977: label (Richie Havens)
Guinness enc. of pop. mus., 2nd ed. (Havens, Richie; b. Richard Pierce Havens, Jan. 21, 1941, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, N.Y.)
New York times (online), viewed Apr. 23, 2013 (in obituary published Apr. 22: Richie Havens; b. Richard Pierce Havens, Jan. 21, 1941, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn; d. Monday [Apr. 22, 2013], Jersey City, aged 72; marshaled a craggy voice, a percussive guitar, and a soulful sensibility to play his way into musical immortality at Woodstock in 1969, improvising the song Freedom on the fly)
Associated languageeng