Raitt, John

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Raitt, John Gender: M
John Emmett Raitt
born on 29 January 1917 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Santa Ana, California, 33n45, 117w52
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 09°25' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°24 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 13°04'


American musician, an actor, singer and recording artist, a top leading man of Broadway musicals in the '40s and '50s.

A clean-cut Quaker, he was a Field and Track athlete until his Olympic chances were interrupted by WW II. After the war he moved fully into the music scene, mostly with stage but also film and TV musicals and dramas. He appeared with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera and the Los Angeles Symphony, "Oklahoma" on Broadway in 1944 and a career peak in "Carousel," 4/19/1945 to 5/24/1947.

Married on 12/28/1942, he had two sons and a noted daughter, Bonnie Raitt. Divorced in 1971, he made a second marriage 6/25/1972.

The entertainer died at home in Pacific Palisades, CA on February 20, 2005 of complications from pneumonia. He was 88.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • parent->child relationship with Raitt, Bonnie (born 8 November 1949)


  • Death by Disease 20 February 2005 (of pneumonia; age 88)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes, Gauquelin Book of American Charts


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (28 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons and one daughter)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Daughter Bonnie)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (88 years)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, Broadway musicals)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.