Glenn Frey

Glenn Lewis Frey (1948 - 2016)

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Glenn Lewis Frey
Born in Detroit, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Son of [private father (1920s - unknown)] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in New York City, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jan 2016
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Categories: Notables | Rock Musicians | Grammy Award Winners of the 20th Century | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame | Famous Songwriters of the 20th Century | Actors | This Day In History November 06 | This Day In History January 18.

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Son of Edward Frey (Dad born 1921 in Nazareth, Pennsylvania - both parents alive in 2012 - Mom Nellie Marie (Markham) Frey born 25 December 1925 in Charleston, WV - died September 9, 2013 in La Quinta, California)

Has an Aunt Betty Jane, his Dad's sister

Husband of Janie Beggs (17 June 1983 - 1988) - she is believed to be from Fort Worth, Texas

Husband of Cindy Millican (1990 - 18 January 2016) - 3 children (Taylor Marie Frey, Deacon Frey, and Otis Frey)

Glenn is well known as one of the founding members of The Eagles, a famous rock/country band that was active mostly throughout the 1970's and early 1980's. Glenn performed lead vocals on many of their songs, and also played the guitar, piano, and keyboards. They had 24 hit songs that made it into the top 100, like "Lyin' Eyes", "Hotel California", "New Kid In Town", "Heartache Tonight" and "How Long". The Eagles won six Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Glenn passed away on 18 January 2016 due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia, while recovering from intestinal surgery.


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