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John Renbourn
John Renbourn on the Custom House Square stage at New Bedford Summerfest 2005. Photo by Thom C.
Background information
Born (1944-08-08)8 August 1944
Marylebone, London, England
Died 26 March 2015(2015-03-26) (aged 70)
Hawick, Scotland
Genres Folk/folk-rock, folk baroque
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Acoustic guitar, sitar
Years active 1961–2015
Associated acts Pentangle,
The John Renbourn Group,
Ship of Fools

John Renbourn (8 August 1944 – 26 March 2015) was an English guitarist and songwriter. He was best known for his collaboration with guitarist Bert Jansch as well as his work with the folk group Pentangle.

Renbourn died on 26 March 2015 from a heart attack at his home in Hawick in the Scottish Borders, aged 70.

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