Terry Kirkman was a singer and songwriter who co-founded the Association, a 1960s rock-pop band that had several hit songs such as “Cherish” and “Never My Love”. He was born on December 12, 1939 in Salina, Kansas and died on September 23, 2023 in Montclair, California at the age of 83. He was married to Heidi Kirkman and had a daughter named Sasha Kirkland. He also worked as an addiction counselor after retiring from the music industry. He was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003. This article will provide more details about Terry Kirkman’s life, career, and legacy.
Terry Kirkman Biography Profile
|Name||Terry Robert Kirkman|
|Date of Birth||December 12, 1939|
|Birth Place||Salina, Kansas, U.S.|
|Age (as of 2023)||83 years (deceased)|
|Home Town/State||Chino, California|
|School||Chino High School|
|Educational Qualification||Music major|
Terry Kirkman Early Life and Education
Terry Kirkman was born on December 12, 1939 in Salina, Kansas. His parents, Gordon and Lois Kirkman, both had a musical background. His father played the soprano saxophone and sang in bands, and his mother played the organ and piano at church and in silent movie theaters. He learned how to play brass instruments as a child during the Second World War. He graduated from Chino High School in 1957 and attended Chaffey College as a music major. He met Frank Zappa in college and they performed gigs together at local coffee houses from 1959 to 1961.
Terry Kirkman Family Details
Terry Kirkman married Heidi Kirkman in 1963 and they had a daughter named Sasha Kirkland. They were married for over four decades until Terry Kirkman’s death on September 23, 2023 due to congestive heart failure. He died at his home in Montclair, California.
|Father Name||Gordon Kirkman|
|Mother Name||Lois Kirkman|
Terry Kirkman Career Highlight:
Terry Kirkman co-founded the Association, a popular rock-pop band in the 1960s, with Jules Alexander in 1965. He wrote and sang some of their hit songs, such as “Cherish”, “Never My Love”, “Everything That Touches You”, “Requiem for the Masses”, and “Six Man Band”. He also contributed vocals to many other songs, such as “Windy” and “Along Comes Mary”. He performed with the group at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. The Association were nominated for six Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003. Kirkman left the Association in 1972 and returned in 1979 when the band was reformed. He left again in 1984 and worked as an addiction counselor.
Terry Kirkman Physical Stats and More:
Terry Kirkman’s physical appearance and preferences are not well-documented. Based on some photos available online, he may have had the following features:
|Height (Aprox.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
|Weight (Aprox.)||in Kilograms- 75 kg|