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Phil Spector

82 Years
Full Name
Harvey Phillip Spector
Dec 26, 1939
The Bronx, New York

Phil Spector Biography

Phil Spector was an American record producer, musician, songwriter, and convicted murderer who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he described as a Wagnerian approach to rock and roll. Phil started his career in the year 1958 being the co-founder, guitarist, and vocalist of the Teddy Bears, penning their US number-one single "To Know Him Is to Love Him". He then co-founded Philles Records in the year 1960 becoming the youngest ever US label owner to that point. He was convicted for the 2003 murder of the actress Lana Clarkson and sentenced to 19 years to life in prison. He initially retired from the music industry in 1966 and returned to his career in 1969 and subsequently produced the Beatles' album "Let It Be" (1970). His multi-artist compilation album A Christmas Gift for You from Philles Records (1963) is widely considered to be the finest Christmas record of all time. On 16th January 2021, he died in prison at the age of 81. His cause of death was from natural causes.

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