Born: Sep 11, 1945 in Athens, GA
Genre: Folk Styles: Contemporary Folk, Finger-Picked Guitar, Progressive Folk, New Acoustic
Biography Innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke was born September 11, 1945, in Athens, GA. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone before trying his hand at the guitar at age 11. After developing a love for the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt, Kottke lost much of the hearing in his left ear…
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