Jimi Hendrix
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Born

November 27, 1942 (age 73) Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Genres

Psychedelic rock hard rock blues rhythm and blues

Occupation(s)

Guitarist singer songwriter producer

Instruments

Guitar vocals

Years active

1963 - present

Labels

Track Barclay Polydor Reprise Capitol MCA Sony Legacy

Associated acts

Jimmy James and the Blue Flames, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys

Spouse(s)

Eva Sundquist

Children

  • James Daniel Sundquist
  • Tamika Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942) is an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. 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 and still living. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".

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