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Name: Jim Morrison                                                               
Birth name: James Douglas Morrison                                               
Also known as The Lizard King, Mr. Mojo Risin'                                   
Born: 8 December Melbourne, Florida, USA                                         
Died: 3 July 1971 Paris, France                                                 
Genre(s): Psychedelic rock, Acid rock, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Soft Rock         
Occupation(s): Musician, Songwriter, Poet, Filmmaker                             
James Douglas Morrison (8 December 1943 - 3 July 1971) was an American singer,   
poet, songwriter, writer, and film director. He is best known as the lead singer 
and lyricist of The Doors, and is widely considered to be one of the most       
charismatic and influential frontmen in rock music. He was also the author of   
several books of poetry and the director of a documentary and short film.