Albert King bio

Birth Name: Albert Nelson

Occupation: Guitarist

Place Of Birth: MS

Date Of Birth: April25, 1923

Date Of Death: December 21, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Albert King was born on the 25th of April, 1923. He was known for being a Guitarist. Mississippi blues guitarist and singer who, in 2013, was a posthumous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Albert King was born in MS. He picked cotton to help his family financially when he was young. His first group was The Groove Boys. He was known as The Velvet Bulldozer and was one of the Three Kings of the Blues Guitar, along with B.B. King and Freddie King .

Albert King was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Albert King was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Albert Nelson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Albert’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Albert King’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Albert King’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Albert King kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Albert King was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Albert Nelson
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Albert King was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Albert King was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Albert King had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Albert King’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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