Phil May (singer)

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Phil May
May on stage with the Pretty Things in 2013
May on stage with the Pretty Things in 2013
Background information
Birth namePhilip Dennis Arthur Kattner
Born(1944-11-09)9 November 1944
Dartford, Kent, England
Died15 May 2020(2020-05-15) (aged 75)
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Years active1965–2020

Phil May (born Philip Arthur Dennis Kattner, 9 November 1944 – 15 May 2020)[1][2] was an English singer-songwriter and musician. He became known in the 1960s as the lead singer of Pretty Things. He was one of the band's main lyricists. He was the primary lyricist for the album S.F. Sorrow.

May died on 15 May 2020, in a hospital in King's Lynn from hip surgery-related problems, aged 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958.
  2. Delinotte, Didier (2000). Les Pretty Things, une institution. Camion Blanc. ISBN 9782357797697.
  3. Phil May, frontman with the Pretty Things, dies aged 75