|Birth Day||January 15, 1941|
|Birth Place||Glendale, CA|
|Age||79 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Dec 17, 2010 (age 69)|
Rock musician in the 1960s and 1970s who had a string of critically acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful albums with the Magic Band.
His Trout Mask Replica album, which was released in 1969, went on to inspire a generation of punk and new wave Musicians.
He was born Don Vilet in Glendale, California.
Modern day rockers like Jack White have made covers and tributes to Captain Beefheart's music.