Johnny Thunders biography

Johnny Thunders

Protopunk, Musical Artist

1952 – 1991

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Who was Johnny Thunders?

Johnny Thunders, born John Anthony Genzale, Jr., was an American rock and roll/punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the early 1970s as a member of the New York Dolls. He later played with The Heartbreakers and as a solo artist.

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Born
Jul 15, 1952
Queens
Also known as
  • Thunders, Johnny
  • John Anthony Genzale, Jr.
  • John Genzale
  • John Anthony Genzale Jr.
  • Johnny Volume
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 23, 1991
New Orleans

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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