Richie Havens

Born Jan 21, 1941
Richard Pierce Havens, known as Richie Havens, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music encompassed elements of folk, soul, and rhythm and blues. He is best known for his intense and rhythmic guitar style, soulful covers of pop and folk songs, and his opening performance at the 196...
Richie Havens

Richie Havens Stats


: Rick Havens, Richie Heavens, Havens, Richie, Richie Haven, Richard Pierce Havens, Ritchie Havens


: 6 ft 5 in (1.98 m)


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: January 21, 1941

Place of Birth

: Brooklyn

Date of Death

: April 22, 2013

Place of Death

: Jersey City

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction