Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke bio

Birth Name: Solomon Burke

Occupation: R&B Singer

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia

Date Of Birth: March 21, 1940

Date Of Death: October 10, 2010

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Solomon Burke was born on the 21st of March, 1940. He was popular for being a R&B Singer. R&B singer who sang “Got to Get You Off My Mind,” “Down in the Valley,” and “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love.”

Solomon Burke was born in Philadelphia. With his family running their own church, he became a gospel preacher and a host of a gospel radio show by the age of twelve. He played for Pop John Paul II and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

Solomon Burke was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Solomon Burke was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Solomon Burke 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.


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Solomon Burke was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Solomon Burke
NICKNAME: The Bishop of Soul, The King of Rock and Soul, “The King of Rock ‘N Soul”, “The Bishop of Soul”, “King Solomon”, “The Wonder Boy preacher”, “Lord Solomon”
RELIGION: Christian
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Solomon Burke was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Solomon Burke was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Solomon Burke had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Solomon Burke’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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