Sterling Morrison

Sterling Morrison bio

Birth Name: Holmes Sterling Morrison Jr.

Occupation: Guitarist

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: August 28, 1942

Date Of Death: August 30, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Sterling Morrison was born on the 28th of August, 1942. He was known for being a Guitarist. Electrical guitarist and bassist who performed with The Velvet Underground, the group known for songs like “Sunday Morning” and “Heroin.”

Sterling Morrison was born in New York. He was earning an English major at Syracuse University when he met his future bandmate Lou Reed . He collaborated with other artists, including Nico and Luna.

Sterling Morrison was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Sterling Morrison 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.

Holmes Sterling Morrison Jr. 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.


Sterling’s Holmes Sterling Morrison Jr. attended University of Illinois, Syracuse University, University of Texas at Austin, City College of New York.


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

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Personal Life

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

Sterling Morrison was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Holmes Sterling Morrison Jr.
NICKNAME: Sterling
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Sterling Morrison was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Sterling Morrison was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Sterling Morrison 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.

Sterling Morrison’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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