Lonnie Donegan bio

Birth Name: Anthony James Donegan

Occupation: Pop Singer

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: April 29, 1931

Date Of Death: November 3, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

Lonnie Donegan was born on the 29th of April, 1931. He was popular for being a Pop Singer. Scottish-born singer and songwriter whose more than twenty United Kingdom Top 30 hits include “Cumberland Gap,” “Gamblin’ Man,” and “My Old Man’s a Dustman.” His music spanned the folk, jazz, and pop genres.

Lonnie Donegan was born in Scotland. Early in his musical career, he played with Chris Barber ‘s traditional jazz band. In the years before the Beatles’ rise to rock-and-roll stardom, Donegan was considered the United Kingdom’s most influential singer and songwriter.

Lonnie Donegan was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Lonnie Donegan was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Anthony James Donegan is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Lonnie Donegan was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Anthony James Donegan
NICKNAME: The King of Skiffle, Lonnie Donegan, Anthony James Donegan
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Lonnie Donegan 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: Lonnie Donegan was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Lonnie Donegan 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.

Lonnie Donegan’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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