Billy Powell

Billy Powell bio

Birth Name: William Norris Powell

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Corpus Christi

Date Of Birth: June 3, 1952

Date Of Death: January 28, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Billy Powell was born on the 3rd of June, 1952. He was known for being a Pianist. Keyboardist who joined the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1970.

Billy Powell was born in Corpus Christi. He was born into a military family in Corpus Christi, Texas, and studied music theory at a Jacksonville, Florida, community college. He survived the horrific plane crash that took the lives of several of his band members. He died years later of a heart attack.

Billy Powell was a Gemini and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Billy Powell was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

William Norris Powell is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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

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Personal Life

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

Billy Powell was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Norris Powell
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Billy Powell was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Billy Powell was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Billy Powell had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Billy Powell’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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