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18th October 1926

Chuck Berry

American rock-and-roll musician

Charles Edward Anderson Berry was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957) and "Johnny B. Goode" (1958), Berry refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive. Writing lyrics that focused on teen life and consumerism, and developing a music style that included guitar solos and showmanship, Berry was a major influence on subsequent rock music.

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  • Lived from
    1926 - 2017 (Died age 90)
  • Birthday:
    18th October 1926
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Libra
  • Place of Birth:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Country:
    United States of America