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19th August 1939

Ginger Baker

English rock drummer

Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker was an English drummer and a co-founder of the rock band Cream. His work in the 1960s and 1970s earned him the reputation of "rock's first superstar drummer", for a style that melded jazz and African rhythms and pioneered both jazz fusion and world music.


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  • Lived from
    1939 - 2019 (Died age 80)
  • Birthday:
    19th August 1939
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  • Place of Birth:
    London Borough of Lewisham
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland