Quotes by Gil Scott-Heron

About Gil Scott-Heron:

Gilbert is concerned with the origin of the blues." His music, most notably on Pieces of a Man and Winter in America in the early 1970s, influenced and helped engender later African-American music genres such as hip hop and neo soul.

Author Bio

  • NameGil Scott-Heron
  • DescriptionAmerican musician, poet and author
  • AliasesGlibert Scott-Heron; Gil Scott Heron
  • BornApril 1, 1949
  • DiedMay 27, 2011
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionSinger; Author
  • AwardsGrammy Lifetime Achievement Award