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SYD BARRETT


SYD BARRETT


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Roger Keith Barrett
 
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
Known For: Member of band "Pink Floyd"
 
Instruments: Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Slide guitar, Ukelele, Mandolin, Banjo
Music Styles: Rock, Blues
 
Location: United Kingdom
 
Web Site: http://www.sydbarrett.net/welcome.htm
 
Date Born: 6th January 1946
Location Born: Cambridge, United Kingdom
 
Date Died: 7th July 2006
Location Died: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Cause Of Death: Pancreatic cancer,
Memorial: A tribute concert was held at the Barbican Centre, London on 10 May 2007 with Robyn Hitchcock, Captain Sensible, Damon Albarn, Chrissie Hynde, Kevin Ayers and his Pink Floyd bandmates performing.
 
Summary: Barrett was born to a middle-class family. His father, Arthur Max Barrett, was a prominent pathologist, and both he and his wife, Winifred, encouraged the young Roger in his music.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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