Gil Scott-Heron

Born Apr 1, 1949
Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and '80s. His collaborative efforts with musician Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues, and soul, as well as lyrical content conc...
Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron Stats


: Gil Scott, Gill Scott Heron, Gil Scot-Heron, Scott-Heron, Gil, Gil Scott Heron, Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron, Gilbert Scott-Heron, Gil Dcott-Heron


: 6 ft 2 in (1.892 m)


: African American | Jamaican American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: April 1, 1949

Place of Birth

: Chicago

Date of Death

: May 27, 2011

Place of Death

: New York City