- Name: Phil Ochs
- Born: 12/19/1940
- Died: 04/09/1976 (35 years old)
- Occupation: Singer-songwriter
Philip David Ochs (//; December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, and distinctive voice. He wrote hundreds of songs in the 1960s and 1970s and released eight albums.
Birth Name: Philip David Ochs
Alias: Philip David Ochs
Genre: Folk, protest music, folk rock
Birth Place: El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Death Place: Far Rockaway, New York City, U.S.