Celebrating the lives of the most influential musicians
James Marshall Hendrix – born Johnny Allen Hendrix
November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970
Jimi Hendrix was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career only lasted four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.