Lonnie Johnson Death Cause and Date

Lonnie Johnson's Death

Born (Birthday) October 6, 1949

Death Date June 16, 1970

Age of Death 71 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist Lonnie Johnson died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz guitarist who invented the single-string solo and who was also was the first musician to play an electrically-amplified violin.

He was born into a musical family in New Orleans.



“My favorite country blues player was Big Bill Broonzy. City blues was Freddie King, but I liked them all – Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Ralph Willis, Lonnie Johnson, Brownie McGhee and the three Kings, B.B., Albert and Freddie. Jazz-wise, I listened to Django, Barney Kessel and Wes Montgomery.” (Alvin Lee)

Lonnie Johnson Death Cause and Date