Arthur Alexander, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Arthur Alexander

American country songwriter and soul singer

Date of Birth: 10-May-1940

Place of Birth: Florence, Alabama, United States

Date of Death: 09-Jun-1993

Profession: singer, singer-songwriter, musician, songwriter

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Arthur Alexander

  • Arthur Alexander (May 10, 1940 – June 9, 1993) was an American country songwriter and soul singer.
  • Jason Ankeny, music critic for AllMusic, said Alexander was a "country-soul pioneer" and that, though largely unknown, "his music is the stuff of genius, a poignant and deeply intimate body of work on par with the best of his contemporaries." Alexander's songs were covered by such stars as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Otis Redding, Tina Turner and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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