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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameRobert Alan Krieger
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Robby Krieger was born on January 8, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Alan Krieger. He has been married to Lynn Veres since December 26, 1970.

Spouse (1)

Lynn Veres (26 December 1970 - present)

Trade Mark (3)

Was the first and remains to be the only rock guitarist who successfully and effectively intertwines Flamenco music into his guitar playing.
Gibson SG
Psychedelic guitar solos

Trivia (9)

Guitarist with The Doors.
Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Doors) in 1993.
At the Hollywood Bowl, 1968, his Gibson SG guitar was hooked up to 54 acoustic amps, the most ever assembled on one stage.
Shares a birthday with fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Elvis Presley, David Bowie and legendary promoter Bill Graham.
Is portrayed by Frank Whaley in The Doors (1991)
Wrote the song, "Light My Fire", which turned out to be one of The Doors' most famous songs.
Is of German Jewish Descent.
He and The Doors were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Longtime collaborator with Ray Manzarek.

Personal Quotes (2)

When I play with my band around the USA, the most requested song is "Peace Frog."
By the time I was in The Doors, I was cutting down on my acid use. That's why I was doing meditation classes - I had to come back to earth.

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