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Nick Drake

British folk singer-songwriter and guitarist, Nick Drake, was born on 19 June 1948 in Rangoon, Burma. He released three albums before his untimely death in 1974 from an overdose of anti-depressant medication. With a unique blend of haunting melodies and introspective lyrics, Drake's music continues to captivate audiences today.

Drake's musical talent ran in the family, with his father Rodney Drake being a musician himself. His mother Molly Drake was also musically inclined and his sister Gabrielle Drake is known for her acting career. Despite his short life, Nick Drake left behind a lasting legacy through his heartfelt songs that explore themes of love, loss, and introspection.

Although he achieved little commercial success during his lifetime, Nick Drake's music has gained a cult following over the years. His melancholic yet beautiful compositions have influenced countless artists across various genres. Today, fans can discover and appreciate the timeless artistry of this talented British musician through his acclaimed albums such as "Five Leaves Left," "Bryter Layter," and "Pink Moon."


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