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NICK DRAKE


NICK DRAKE
 
Front cover to the 1994 Nick Drake compilation album Way to Blue.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Nicholas Rodney Drake
 
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
Known For: Album - "Five Leaves Later"
 
Instruments: Voice, guitar, piano, clarinet, saxophone.
Music Styles: Rock
 
Location: United Kingdom
 
Web Site: http://www.nickdrake.com
 
Date Born: 18th June 1948
Location Born: Rangoon
 
Date Died: 25th November 1974
Location Died: Tanworth-in-Arden, United Kingdom
Cause Of Death: Drug overdose
Memorial: Drake was cremated at the Solihull Crematorium and his ashes later interred under an oak tree in the adjoining graveyard of St Mary's.
 
Summary: Drake was born into an upper middle class English family. His father, Rodney 19081988, had moved there in the early 1930s to work as an engineer with the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. In 1934, Rodney met the daughter of a senior member of the Indian Civil Service, Mary Lloyd 19161993.
 
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