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Alex Taylor

Born: Feb 28, 1947

Death: Mar 12, 1993

Profession: Singer

Nationality: United States

Alex Taylor

Date of Birth : Feb 28, 1947
Date of Death : Mar 12, 1993

Alexander "Alex" Taylor was an American singer. Alexander Taylor was the eldest child of Dr. Isaac M. Taylor and Gertrude Taylor. He was a member of a family which produced a number of musicians, the most famous of whom is James Taylor, but also includes Livingston, Hugh and Kate Taylor. Alex Taylor had two sons, Edward and James. The elder son, Edward was adopted, and lives in North Carolina; his second son James, who resides on Martha's Vineyard, is the namesake of Alex's brother James, and inspired his uncle's 1970 hit "Sweet Baby James." Alex Taylor bounced around Florida gigging and recording his finest work at a hip little studio in Tampa called "Progressive Music. Alex Taylor suffered a heart attack on March 7, 1993, in Sanford, Florida, while recording a third album at King Snake Records Studio. He died without regaining consciousness on March 12, 1993, age 46. He was survived by his wife Brent B. Taylor, then age 46, of West Tisbury, his two sons, and granddaughters Caroline, Anna Kate, Paige, and Claudia. According to the official Rolling Stone biography of James Taylor, Alex Taylor's death has been attributed to alcoholism.


  • Singer
  • Songwriter


  • Isaac M. Taylor
  • Gertrude Taylor


  • Brent B. Taylor


  • Edward Taylor
  • James Taylor
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