Bob Marley

Robert "Bob" Nesta Marley (Februar 6, 1945 – Mey 11, 1981) wis a Jamaican sangster-sangwriter frae Nine Mile. He is maist weel-kent for bein the lead sangster-sangwriter an guitarist o the reggae baund, The Wailers (kent as Bob Marley & The Wailers an aw). He wis weel-kent for bein a Rastafarian an smowkin the reefer. He is seen as ane o the maist important fowk in spreidin Jamaican muisic warld-wide. He dee'd o cancer aged 36 in 1981.


Bob Marley

Black and white image of Bob Marley on stage with a guitar
Marley performin at the Dalymount Park in Dublin, Republic o Airlan in Julie 1980
Born6 Februar 1945(1945-02-06)
Nine Mile, Saint Ann Parish, Colony o Jamaica
Died11 Mey 1981(1981-05-11) (aged 36)
Miami, Florida, Unitit States
Cause o daith
Malignant melanoma (pigmentit skin cancer)
Ither names
  • Donald Marley
  • Tuff Gong
Thrift
  • Sangster
  • sangwriter
Hauf-marrae(s)Rita Anderson (m. 1966)
Pairtner(s)Cindy Breakspeare (1977–1978)
Childer
Parents
Relatives
Muisical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • percussion
Years active1962–1981
Labels
Associate actsBob Marley and the Wailers
Wabsteidbobmarley.com
Bob Marley
  1. Freed, Kenneth (13 Februar 1995). "Bob Marley Festival Spreads Some 'Rastaman Vibration' : Anniversary: Jamaica concert marks the 50th birthday of the late reggae icon and poet-musician". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 1 August 2019.