John Dawson Winter, III

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John Dawson Winter, III

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX, USA
Death: July 16, 2014 (70)
Saint Gallen, St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Managed by: Nathan Luke Cowdrey
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About John Dawson Winter, III

John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American blues guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters. After his time with Waters, Winter recorded several Grammy-nominated blues albums. In 1988, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and in 2003, he was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

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February 23, 1944
Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX, USA
July 16, 2014
Age 70
Saint Gallen, St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland