Blackmore, Ritchie

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Name
Blackmore, Ritchie Gender: M
Richard Hugh Blackmore
born on 14 April 1945 at 00:10 (= 12:10 AM )
Place Weston-Super-Mare, England, 51n21, 2w59
Timezone GDWT h2e (is double war time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Gregor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 23°36' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 13°38 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 27°11'



Ritchie Blackmore
photo: Helge Øverås, license cc-by-3.0

Biography

British guitarist, best-known for his work with Deep Purple, 1968-1975 and 1985-1993. In 1997, he formed the folk duo Blackmore's Night with girlfriend Candice Night.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Gillan, Ian (born 19 August 1945). Notes: Band mates in Deep Purple

Events

  • Work : Begin Major Project 20 April 1968 in Tåstrup (First performance with Deep Purple lineup, under the name "Roundabout")
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Begin Major Project 10 July 1969 in London (First performance of Deep Purple Mark II lineup)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : End Major Project 7 April 1975 in Paris (Final performance with Deep Purple before leaving to form new band, Rainbow)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Begin Major Project 27 April 1984 in Stowe (Announced re-formation of Deep Purple Mark II lineup)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Fired/Laid off/Quit November 1993 (Quit Deep Purple for good)
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Source Notes

Manfred Gregor quotes him.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist