Hornsby, Bruce

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Hornsby, Bruce Gender: M
Bruce Randall Hornsby
born on 23 November 1954 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Richmond, Virginia, 37n33, 77w28
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 01°20' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°40 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°34'

Bruce Hornsby


American singer-songwriter and pianist who draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions.

Growing up in a house full of music, Hornsby's father played saxophone in a band while he and his older brother, Bobby, formed a band and played during and following his high school years. He studied music at the University of Miami and the Berkley School of Music in Boston.

Moving to L.A. in 1980, he and his brother worked for 20th Century Fox writing production-line songs. By 1983, he toured the country as pianist for Sheena Easton and in 1985, signed a contract with RCA. He toured the country in 1986 with his band, "The Range," making a No. 1 hit, "The Way It Is," and winning the "Best New Artist" award at the Grammys on 24 February 1987.

Hornsby's notoriety increased with hits on the radio, public performances for charity, writing of hit songs for other artists, TV appearances and benefit concerts. In 1990, he received an award at the Grammys for Best Bluegrass Recording. By the mid-'90s, Hornsby had contributed songs to the Olympics, continued to write music for noted artists, made guest appearances on TV and had hits of his own still hitting the Billboard Charts.

Hornsby is the father of twin sons, Russell Ives and Keith Randall, born 30 January 1992 at 6:58 and 6:59 AM in Richmond, Virginia.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Haden, Charlie (born 6 August 1937). Notes: Music collaborators


  • Family : Change residence 1980 (Move to LA)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1983 (Toured with Sheena Easton band)
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1985 (Signed with RCA)
  • Work : Gain social status 1986 (Toured; No.1 hit song)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 30 January 1992 at 06:58 AM (Twin sons, Russell and Keith)
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Source Notes

Eileen Grimes quotes him in 1994 (given to the AstroDatabank 10/1999)


  • Family : Childhood : Family supportive (Family musically inclined)
  • Family : Parenting : Birthing - Twins, triplets, etc. (Twin sons)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Tours)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Numerous fund raising concerts)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Guest appearances)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Accordian and famed keyboardist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer (For noted artists)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Notable : Awards : Grammy (Two)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Most Played Song of the Year Award)