Boyd, Liona

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Name
Boyd, Liona Gender: F
born on 11 July 1949 at 16:15 (= 4:15 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 18°58' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 04°55 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 17°32'



Biography

British musician and composer on the classical guitar. Her extensive career includes a recording with rock artist Eric Clapton. During the long trial of O.J. Simpson, she was one of the artists who performed for the sequestered jurors. Boyd had an output of 19 LPs, one platinum record and three gold records and awards that include Orders of Ontario and Canada and Best Classical Guitarist named in Guitar Player magazine 1985-'88 and in 1993.

She has performed for many dignitaries including President Reagan, Prime Minister Thatcher, Queen Elizabeth II, the King and Queen of Spain, the President of Mexico and Fidel Castro.

She was the subject of a documentary, "First Lady of the Guitar."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1985 (Best Classical Guitarist, Guitar Player Magazine)
  • Work : Prize 1993 (Best Classical Guitarist, Guitar Player Magazine)

Source Notes

John McKay-Clements quotes her by letter 1996, "4:00 to 4:30 PM," given in The Canadian Astrology Collection.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Guitar composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award

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