Taj Mahal

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Taj Mahal Gender: M
Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, Jr.
born on 17 May 1942 at 00:45 (= 12:45 AM )
Place Harlem (New York County), New York, 40n48, 73w57
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 25°39' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 17°07 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 01°06'

Taj Mahal
photo: Tsui, license gfdl


American musician, singer, guitarist and blues legend, a performer all over the world since the late '60s, touring some 200 days a year.

Age 11 when his dad died, he aimed to make a career in agricultural farming. He started picking tobacco at 14 and put himself through school working on a dairy farm.

He has a rich voice that has turned to gravel from smoking.

He won Grammy awards for "Best Contemporary Blues Album" in 1997 and 2000.

On 22 May 2011, he received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Cooder, Ry (born 15 March 1947). Notes: Band mates in "Rising Sons"


  • Work : Great Achievement 22 May 2011 in Spartanburg (Awarded honorary Doctor of Humanities degree, Wofford College)
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Source Notes

Simone Butler quotes him, TMA 2/97


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.