Gil Scott-Heron
Gil Scott-Heron was the poet-rapper-singer best known for the jazzy 1970 spoken-word classic "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." Born in Chicago, Gil Scott-Heron was raised in Tennessee and then moved to New York as a teenager. Keen on education and writing, Scott-Heron attended Pennsylvania's Lincoln University (the alma mater of his hero, Langston Hughes), and in 1968 published the novel The Vulture. At Lincoln he met musician Brian Jackson, who became his musical collaborator for nine of More »
Born: April 1, 1949 (Chicago, Illinois)

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Gilbert Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken-word ...

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Nothing New is an album by Gil Scott-Heron of stripped down vocal and piano versions of songs from his back catalogue, recorded in New York with producer ...

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Gil Scott-Heron was a poet, author, composer and recording artist. His spoken word over driving beats — humor-laced, sharp critiques of politics, racism and ...

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Poet, novelist, musician, and songwriter Gil Scott-Heron was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 1, 1948 to parents Bobbie Scott Heron, a librarian, and Giles (Gil)  ...

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Mar 28, 2019 ... Gil Scott-Heron, American musician, songwriter, and writer (born April 1, 1949, Chicago, Ill.—died May 27, 2011, New York, N.Y.), created ...

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Poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron was born in Chicago. His mother, Bobbie Scott-Heron, was an opera singer and a teacher, and his Jamaican-born father, ...