John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892 — March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads. Niles was an important influence on the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s, with Joan Baez, Burl Ives, and Peter, Paul and Mary, among others, recording his songs.
Read more from his Wikipedia biography.
NATAL DATA and ASTROLOGY CHART
BIRTH DATA: John Jacob Niles, 28 April 1892, 02:20 (2:20 a.m.) CST (+6), Louisville, Kentucky, USA (38n15, 85w45). ASC: 7 Pisces. RR: B (from biography). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (©) quotes Ron Pen, I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles (University Press of Kentucky, 2010), p. 18: "Just ten months after her wedding, Lula delivered her first-born son at her parents' home on 121 North Twentieth Street [in Portland, now part of Louisville, Kentucky]. On the morning of April 28, 1892, at 2:20 A.M., John Jacob Niles entered the world, crying out with a voice that would someday be characterized as the 'electrifying C# alto.'"
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