Essex, David

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Essex, David Gender: M
born on 23 July 1947 at 06:05 (= 06:05 AM )
Place Plaistow, England, 51n32, 0e03
Timezone GDWT h2e (is double war time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 29°29' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 07°43 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 27°36'


British musician, one of Britain's leading rock singers, a teen-age idol of the '70s and a virtual superstar 1973-1975.

He came to prominence in the British stage version of "Godspell," 1971 and then went on to films such as "That'll Be the Day." His LPs include "Gold and Ivory," 1977, "Imperial Wizard," 1979 and "Silver Dream Racer," 1980.

David's mentor/manager died in 1996 and that year, he divorced his wife of nearly 30 years on 12/10/1996, though they had been separated for over 20 years. In May 1997, he began a 50-date tour of Britain.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death of Significant person 1996 (Mentor/manager died)
  • Relationship : Divorce dates December 1996 (Divorce after 20 years separation)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1977 (Album, "Gold and Ivory")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1979 (Album, "Imperial Wizard")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1980 (Album, "Silver Dream Racer")

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes his autobiograhy, "A Charmed Life," (published London 2002, p.1 ""I was born just before dawn on 23 July 1947 in a maternity hospital in West Ham, East London, a six-pound four-ounce baby

boy, yellow with jaundice and delivered by forceps... [né] David Cook, the only child of Dolly and Albert [Cook]."

Penny Thornton in her "Romancing the Stars" (reference: Frank C. Clifford's "British Entertainers") quotes Essex for the same date and place (Plaistow), and a 6:20 AM time of birth (Ascendant, 0 degrees Leo). However, the Times newspaper of that day (23 July 1947, p. 5) lists sunrise at 6.09 AM, suggesting from the statement in his autobiography that Essex may have been born earlier at about 6:05 a.m., with the Ascendant in late Cancer, ruled by the Moon (in conjunction with Neptune, both) in Libra, and (both) in sextile with Saturn/Pluto."


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Rock 'n' Roll)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Superstar for a few years)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film and stage)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Vocation : Beauty : Sex-symbol (Teenager idol)