Glenn Frey - biography

Musician from United States of America

Glenn Frey Glenn Lewis Frey (pronounced Fry; born November 6, 1948) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as a founding member of the Eagles. Frey formed the Eagles after he met drummer Don Henley in 1970 and the two eventually joined Linda Ronstadt's backup band for her summer tour. The Eagles formed in 1971 and released their debut album in 1972. Glenn Frey played guitar with the Eagles as well as piano and keyboards, and shared lead vocals with Don Henley. The Eagles broke up in 1980 after becoming one of the most successful bands of all time. Frey sang lead vocals on many Eagles hits such as "Take It Easy", "Peaceful Easy Feeling", "Tequila Sunrise", "Already Gone", "Lyin' Eyes", "New Kid in Town", and "Heartache Tonight". After the breakup of the Eagles in 1980, Frey embarked on a successful solo career. He released his debut album in 1982 and went on to record Top 40 hits "The One You Love", "Smuggler's Blues", "Sexy Girl", "The Heat Is On", and "You Belong to the City". As a member of the Eagles, Frey has won six Grammys, and five American Music Awards. The Eagles have sold over 120 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Grenn Frey,Glenny Frey,Glen Frey,Glenn Lewis Frey,Eagles,Glenn Fry,G. Frey
Date of birth
1948-11-06
Place of birth
Detroit
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Janie Beggs Cindy Millican
Profession
Musician, Painter, Songwriter, Actor, Singer

Performances

Year Performance Character
1994 Eagles: Hell Freezes Over
1986 Let's Get Harry Spence
1973 The World's Greatest Albums: Eagles: Desperado

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