Ken Hensley

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Ken Hensley
Ken Hensley at the Tavastia Club, Helsinki, in 2019
Ken Hensley at the Tavastia Club, Helsinki, in 2019
Background information
Birth nameKenneth William David Hensley
Born(1945-08-24)24 August 1945
Plumstead, London, England
DiedNovember 4, 2020(2020-11-04) (aged 75)
Agost, Alicante, Spain
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • keyboards
  • guitar
Years active1960–2020
Labels secret records limitedsecret records
Associated acts
Websiteken-hensley.com

Kenneth William David Hensley (24 August 1945 – 4 November 2020) was an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He was best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s.[1]

He wrote or co-wrote the majority of Uriah Heep's songs such as the hit singles "Lady in Black", "Easy Livin'" and "Stealin'", as well as "Look at Yourself", on which he also sang lead vocals, and "Free Me".

Hensley died at his home in Agost, Alicante, Spain on 4 November 2020 at the age of 75.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: Ken Hensley". AMG. Retrieved 11 May 2010.
  2. Ken Hensley, ex-Uriah Heep, dead at 75

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