Kevin Ayers was a celebrated English singer-songwriter and music producer remembered for being one of the founding members of the pioneering psychedelic rock band Soft Machine. Upon his departure from Soft Machine, he went on to establish a long and successful solo career and released 17 solo albums, including his critically acclaimed 1969 debut album Joy of a Toy. He is regarded as one of the most influential figures in the entire history of British psychedelia.
He was the son of television producer and poet Rowan Ayers. He had three daughters: Rachel, Galen and Annaliese.
He battled with a severe addiction to heroine for several years.
He died in his sleep in 2013.
was a famous English singer-songwriter and guitarist,
who was born on
August 16, 1944. As a person born on this date, Kevin Ayers is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 16) and the 56th most popular for the year (1944).
People born on August 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Kevin Ayers is the 514th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Kevin Ayers' birthday, Kevin Ayers is the 594th most famous English and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Kent, England, UK.
In general, Kevin Ayers ranks as the 6124th
most popular famous person, and the 655th most popular singer of all time.
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