Brian Wilson (of The Beach Boys)

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Brian Douglas Wilson

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Centinela Hospital, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Murry Gage Wilson and Audree Neva Wilson
Husband of <private> Wilson (Ledbetter)
Ex-husband of <private> Wilson-Rutherford (Rovell)
Father of Carnie Wilson and Wendy Wilson
Brother of Dennis Wilson (of The Beach Boys); Carl Wilson and living wilson

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Brian Wilson (of The Beach Boys)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Wilson

Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942 in Inglewood, California) is an American musician, best known as the leader and chief songwriter of the rock group The Beach Boys. Within the band, Wilson played bass and keyboards, also providing part-time lead vocals and, more often, backing vocals, harmonizing in falsetto with the group. Besides being the primary composer in The Beach Boys, he also functioned as the band's main producer and arranger.

In 1988, Wilson and his band-mates were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which refers to Wilson on its website as "One of the few undisputed geniuses in popular music". In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine published a list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time", and ranked Wilson number 52. Wilson won a Grammy Award in 2005 for "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow (Fire)" as Best Rock Instrumental. He is also an occasional actor and voice actor, having appeared in television shows, films, and other music artist music videos.

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Brian Wilson (of The Beach Boys)'s Timeline

1942
June 20, 1942
Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, United States
1964
December 7, 1964
Age 22
1968
1968
Age 25
1969
1969
Age 26
1979
1979
Age 36
1995
1995
Age 52