Judy Henske

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Judy Henske
Henske in the early 1960s
Henske in the early 1960s
Background information
Birth nameJudith Anne Henske
Born(1936-12-20)December 20, 1936
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, U.S.
DiedApril 27, 2022(2022-04-27) (aged 85)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter

Judith Anne Henske (December 20, 1936 – April 27, 2022) was an American folk singer-songwriter.[1] Her 1963 recording of "High Flying Bird" was a well known folk-rock song.[2] Her 1969 album Farewell Aldebaran was very popular.[3]

Henske died on April 27, 2022 from a long-illness in Los Angeles, California at the age of 85.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. An Evening with Judy Henske & Jerry Yester Celebrating Farewell Aldebaran
  2. Unterberger, Richie (2002). Turn! Turn! Turn!: the 60s folk-rock revolution. San Francisco: Backbeat Books. p. 59-60. ISBN 0-87930-703-X.
  3. Review by Mark Deming, Allmusic.com. Retrieved 30 June 2020
  4. Barry Alfonso, "Judy Henske, Folk Singer Known for ‘High Flying Bird,’ Dies at 85", Best Classic Bands, April 29, 2022. Retrieved April 30, 2022