JERRY LEE LEWIS Biography - Musicians


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Name: Jerry Lee Lewis                                                             
Born: 29 September 1935 Ferriday, Louisiana, U.S.                                 
Genre(s): Rock and Roll, Country, Rockabilly                                       
Occupation(s): Singer, Songwriter, Pianist                                         
Instrument(s): Vocals, Piano                                                       
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935), also known by the nickname The Killer, 
is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist.   
An early pioneer of rock and roll music, Lewis was inducted into the Rock and     
Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and his pioneering contribution to the genre has been   
recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine         
ranked him #24 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In           
2003, they listed his box set All Killer, No Filler: The Anthology #242 on their   
list of "500 greatest albums of all time".