Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby

Name Bruce Hornsby
Profession Pianist
Date of Birth 1954-11-23
Place of Birth Willamsburg, VA
Death Date
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Bruce Hornsby

Spontaneous and creative artist with roots in classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band.

Early Life of Bruce Hornsby

He attended the University of Richmond, Berklee College of Music, and the University of Miami for his music studies. He was awarded the Best New Artist Grammy in 1987.


His first solo album, 1993’s Harbor Lights, showcased his jazz sensibilities and his masterful collaborations with Bonnie Raitt, Branford Marsalis, Phil Collins, and many others.

Family Life

He married Kathy Yankovic on December 31, 1983, with whom he fathered two children.

Associated With

He played with the Grateful Dead for more than 100 performances from 1988 to 1995, departing after Jerry Garcia’s untimely death.

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Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby

Name Rogers Hornsby
Profession Baseball Player
Date of Birth 1896-04-27
Place of Birth Winters, TX
Age 66 yrs
Death Date 1963-01-05
Birth Sign Taurus

About Rogers Hornsby

Hall of Fame slugger who won two Triple Crown batting titles, led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series title in 1926 and retired with a a lifetime batting average of .358 with 2,930 career hits.

Early Life Experience of Rogers Hornsby

After the death of his father, he and his brothers had to get work in a meat packing plant.

Trivia Info

He finished the 1922 season with a .400 batting average and 40 home runs.

Family Life and Relationship

He had his first son on November 15, 1920.

Close Associates

In June, 1920, he hit two triples against pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander in a game that broke his 11-game winning streak.

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