- Name: Dick Dale
- Born: 05/04/1937
- Died: 03/16/2019 (81 years old)
- Occupation: Musician
- Website: http://www.dickdale.com/
Richard Anthony Monsour (May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known professionally as Dick Dale, was an American rock guitarist. He was a pioneer of surf music, drawing on Middle Eastern music scales and experimenting with reverberation. Dale was known as “The King of the Surf Guitar”, which was also the title of his second studio album.
Birth Name: Richard Anthony Monsour
Alias: The King of the Surf Guitar
Genre: Surf rock, proto-punk, instrumental rock, rock and roll
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Death Place: Loma Linda Hospital, Loma Linda, California, U.S.
Dick Dale quotes :
I don't play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.Dick Dale