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A tribute to John Renbourn – past Kingston School of Art student who went on to become a well-known folk musician

Posted Wednesday 15 April 2015

John Renbourn with the reformed Pentangle in 2008John Renbourn (seated) with the reformed Pentangle in 2008We were saddened to hear of the recent death of former Kingston School of Art student John Renbourn.

Kingston University researcher Rob Knifton explores his life, including his time at Kingston in the 1960s and how he influenced rock guitarists such as Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton. Read the Tribute to John Renbourn on the Kingston School of Art Archive website.

John's life is also remembered through obituaries appearing in the Telegraph and Independent.

Find out more about the Kingston School of Art archive at Kingston University.

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