Nick Drake Rank
About Nick Drake
Late British musician, Nick Drake is mostly known for his songs, which are based on acoustic guitar.
At the age of 20 – when he was still pursuing his studies at the University of Cambridge – he secured a record deal with Island Records. In 1969, he is noted to have dropped his first album tagged, "Five Leave Left". He backed it up with two more albums tagged "Bryter Layter” in 1971 and "Pink Moon" in 1972.
He died in 1974 at the age of 26 – his death was a result of an overdose of amitriptyline.
His father, Rodney Drake was an engineer while his mother, Molly Lloyd was a poet and musician. He had a sibling named Gabrielle Drake.
He was installed into the "Folk Hall of Fame" at the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
He was an accomplished sprinter.
He played rugby.
Drake received a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University.
Nick Drake Rank
Nick Drake's Popularity
Nick Drake was a famous English singer-songwriter and musician, who was born on June 19, 1948. As a person born on this date, Nick Drake is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (June 19) and the 42nd most popular for the year (1948).
People born on June 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Nick Drake is the 682nd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Nick Drake's birthday, Nick Drake is the 628th most famous English.
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