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Ritchie Blackmore

Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore

Profession: Guitarist


Why Famous: Known as Deep Purple rock band guitarist.

Born: April 14, 1945
Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, England
Age: 75 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 1964-05-18 Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (19) weds Margrit Volkmar

Events in the Life of Ritchie Blackmore

  • 1975-06-21 Ritchie Blackmore quits Deep Purple, forms Rainbow

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