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Gram Parsons

Gram ParsonsAKA Ingram Cecil Connor III

Born: 5-Nov-1946
Birthplace: Winter Haven, FL
Died: 19-Sep-1973
Location of death: Joshua Tree, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Overdose
Remains: Cremated, Garden of Memories, Metairie, LA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Flying Burrito Brothers

Parsons' body was stolen from Los Angeles International Airport by former road manager Phil Kaufman, who then performed an unauthorized cremation at Joshua Tree, California. For this he was fined $700. The cremains were sent on to New Orleans. This story is documented in the film Grand Theft Parsons (2003).

Daughter: Polly Parsons

    University: Harvard University (dropped out)

    Gram Parsons
    The Byrds 1968
    The Flying Burrito Brothers 1969-73
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam
    Risk Factors: Heroin, Cocaine, Psilocybin, Marijuana

    Gimme Shelter (6-Dec-1970) · Himself

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