Spencer Bohren

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Spencer Bohren (2007)

Spencer Ward Bohren (1950 in Casper, Wyoming – June 8, 2019) was an American roots musician,[1] singer, songwriter, teacher, and visual artist.

Biography[change | change source]

He played guitar, lap steel guitar, banjo, and percussion, and utilizes the roots of American traditional music to write songs in blues, country, gospel and folk styles. He has released fourteen albums from 1984 until 2018.

Bohren died on June 8, 2019 from prostate cancer, aged 69.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2003). All music guide to the blues: the definitive guide to the blues. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 59–. ISBN 978-0-87930-736-3. Retrieved July 16, 2011.
  2. New Orleans guitarist Spencer Bohren has died