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9th September 1941

Otis Redding

American singer, songwriter and record producer

Otis Ray Redding Jr. was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. Redding's style of singing gained inspiration from the gospel music that preceded the genre. His singing style influenced many other soul artists of the 1960s. During his lifetime, his recordings were produced by Stax Records, based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • Lived from
    1941 - 1967 (Died age 26)
  • Birthday:
    9th September 1941
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Virgo
  • Country:
    United States of America