Kevin Gilbert

Born Nov 20, 1966

Kevin Matthew Gilbert was an American songwriter, musician, composer, producer and collaborator born in Sacramento, California, later living in San Mateo, California where he attended Junipero Serra High School. He died at age 29 in Los Angeles from apparent autoerotic asphyxiation.… Read More

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1966 Birth Born on November 20, 1966.


1988 21 Years Old Kevin Gilbert was an accomplished composer, singer and instrumentalist who played keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, cello, and drums. His talents also extended to production. He toured with Eddie Money before winning the 1988 Yamaha SOUNDCHECK International Rock Music Competition with his progressive rock group Giraffe. … Read More
1990 23 Years Old The lone Toy Matinee album (eponymously named) was released in 1990 but effectively shelved by the record company, so Gilbert assembled a new backing band to promote it, eventually getting two successful singles released, "The Ballad of Jenny Ledge" and "Last Plane Out." … Read More
1995 28 Years Old Gilbert co-wrote many of the songs on that album, including 1995 Grammy Record of the Year "All I Wanna Do". … Read More


1996 30 Years Old Died on May 17, 1996.
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