- Name: Paul Kantner
- Age at Death: 74 years old
- Height: Unknown
- Occupation: Guitarist
- Net Worth: US $6 Million
- Status: Deceased
Paul Kantner was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and co-founder of Jefferson Airplane. He was born on March 17, 1941 in San Francisco, California. He attended Catholic military boarding school as a child. He was enrolled at the University of Santa Clara followed by San Jose State College but dropped out to pursue music. He was influenced by the works of folk singer Pete Seeger.
Kantner co-founded the rock band, Jefferson Airplane, in 1965 alongside singer Marty Balin. He played the rhythm guitar, provided vocals, and wrote many of the band’s early songs. The band’s debut album ‘Jefferson Airplane Takes Off’ was released in 1966 by RCA Victor. The band was renamed ‘Jefferson Starship’ in the 1970s after several core members left the group.
Paul Kantner died at the age of 74 on January 28, 2016. His cause of death was multiple organ failure and septic shock. According to reports, his death came days after he suffered a heart attack. Paul Kantner had a net worth of $6 million. He dated Ginger Jackson, Cynthia Bowman and most notable Grace Slick. He’s survived by three children; China, Gareth and Alexander. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
Paul Kantner Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Paul Lorin Kantner
- Birthday: March 17, 1941
- Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
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- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
- Years Active: 1964-2016
- Net Worth 2017: US $6 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: January 28, 2016
- Cause of Death: Multiple Organ Failure / Septic Shock
- Place of Death: San Francisco, California, U.S.