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Birth Name: William Rory Gallagher
Born: 1948/03/02
Birth Place: Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland
Died: 1995/06/14
Years Active: 1963–1995
Genres: Blues, Blues-rock, Hard Rock, Rhythm And Blues, Rock And Roll, Jazz, Folk, Skiffle

Rory Gallagher born William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues-rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland, and raised in Cork, Gallagher recorded solo albums throughout 1970s and 1980s, after forming the band Taste during the late 1960s. A talented guitarist known for his charismatic performances and dedication to his craft, Gallagher's albums have sold in excess of 30 million copies worldwide. Gallagher received a liver transplant in 1995, but died of complications later that year in London, England aged 47.

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