Velvet Underground in History

Birthdays in Music

  • 1942-03-02 Lou Reed, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1942-03-09 John Cale, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), born in Garnant, Wales
  • 1942-08-29 Sterling Morrison, American musician (Velvet Underground), born in East Meadow, New York (d. 1995)

Deaths in Music

  • 1988-07-18 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43
  • 1995-08-30 Sterling Morrison, American musician (Velvet Underground), dies at 53