Charlie Christian

Charlie Christian bio

Birth Name: Charlie Christian

Occupation: Guitarist

Place Of Birth: TX

Date Of Birth: July 29, 1916

Date Of Death: March 2, 1942

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Charlie Christian was born on the 29th of July, 1916. He was known for being a Guitarist. Swing and jazz guitarist who was one of the first artists in his genres to use the electric guitar. He is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Charlie Christian was born in TX. Having no money for a real guitar, he and his brother made their own out of a cigar box. His music got its first wide exposure when he toured with the Benny Goodman Sextet and Orchestra.

Charlie Christian was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charlie Christian 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".


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

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Personal Life

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

Charlie Christian was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Charlie Christian
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Charlie Christian was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Charlie Christian was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Charlie Christian had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Charlie Christian’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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