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Roger Daltrey

English lead vocalist of The Who

Roger Daltrey

English lead vocalist of The Who
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birthday
1st
March, 1944
Birth Place
East Acton, London, England
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Roger Harry Daltrey CBE (born 1 March 1944) is an English singer, occasional songwriter, actor and film producer. He is a co-founder and the lead singer of the rock band the Who.
Daltrey’s hit songs with the Who include “My Generation”, “Pinball Wizard”, “Won’t Get Fooled Again”, “Baba O’Riley” and “You Better You Bet”. He began his solo career in 1973, while still a member of the Who. Since then he has released ten solo studio albums, five compilation albums, and one live album. His solo hits include “Giving It All Away”, “Walking the Dog”, “Written on the Wind”, “Free Me”, “Without Your Love” and “Under a Raging Moon”.
The Who are considered one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century and have sold over 100 million records worldwide. As a member of the band, Daltrey received a Lifetime achievement award from the British Phonographic Industry in 1988, and from the Grammy Foundation in 2001. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. He and Pete Townshend received Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 and The George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement at UCLA on 21 May 2016. Daltrey has also been an actor and film producer, with roles in films, theatre, and television.Planet Rock listeners voted him rock’s fifth-greatest voice in 2009, and he was ranked number 61 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 greatest singers of all time in 2010.

instruments played
Guitar
Harmonica
trombone
Vocals
Associated Acts

The Who The RD Crusaders No Plan B Pete Townshend Rick Wakeman Wilko Johnson

Birth Name

Roger Harry Daltrey

Genres

Rock art rock hard rock soft rock power pop

Labels

Track MCA Polydor Atlantic WEA Rhino Sanctuary

Occupations

Singer actor film producer

Website
Years Active

1959 present

Name

Roger Daltrey

Nationality

United Kingdom

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