Syd Barrett

Rocker Syd Barrett Full Name: Syd Barrett


Profession: Rocker
Why Famous: Best known as one of the founding members of the band Pink Floyd.

Born: January 6, 1946
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: July 7, 2006 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Syd Barrett

  • 1967-03-11 Pink Floyd releases 1st single "Arnold Layne"
  • 1967-10-01 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour
  • 1975-09-25 Pink Floyd's concept album "Wish You Were Here" reaches No. 1 in the US, goes on to sell 13 million copies

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