Ian Gillan

Deep Purple in concert

Place of Birth: Brentford, Middlesex, England

Date of Birth: August 19, 1945

Ethnicity: Scottish, English

Ian Gillan is a British singer, songwriter, and musician. He is the lead singer of the rock band Deep Purple.

Ian has written:

I am half Scottish and half English, but I grew up in England and therefore by definition I’m an Englishman.

Ian is the son of Audrey and William “Bill” Gillan. William was Scottish, from Glasgow. Audrey was English.

Source: Marriage record of Ian Gillan – https://familysearch.org

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