Joe Satriani is a renowned guitarist, songwriter and guitar instructor who began his successful solo career with the release of his debut album Not of This Earth in 1986. He went on to release several albums gaining further prominence in the process. He has sold several millions of albums worldwide and is regarded as one of the most successful instrumental rock guitarists in the entire history of rock music. In 2008, he became a member of the hard rock supergroup Chickenfoot.
According to him, Jimi Hendrix's death inspired him to learn how to play the guitar.
In 2008, he made headlines after suing the British band Coldplay for copyright infringement. In the suit, he claimed that Coldplay used parts of his song If I Could Fly in their Grammy Award-winning song Viva la Vida without his permission. He and Coldplay eventually reached an agreement over the copyright case.
is a famous American musician,
who was born on
July 15, 1956. As a person born on this date, Joe Satriani is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 15) and the 38th most popular for the year (1956).
People born on July 15
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Joe Satriani is the 329th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Joe Satriani's birthday, Joe Satriani is the 2268th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Westbury, New York, U.S.
In general, Joe Satriani ranks as the 4031st
most popular famous person, and the 432nd most popular singer of all time.
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