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Eric Clapton (British Musician)
Date of Birth:
30 March 1945
Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE , nicknamed Slowhand, is a 19 time Grammy Award-winning English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. He is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . Often viewed by critics and fans alike as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Clapton was ranked fourth in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and #53 on their list of the Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Although Clapton's musical style has varied throughout his career, it has always remained rooted in the blues. Clapton is credited as an innovator in several phases of his career, which have included blues-rock and psychedelic rock . Clapton has also achieved great chart success in genres ranging from Delta blues to pop and reggae . Clapton also achieved fame with Derek and the Dominos through the hit song "Layla".