A short Biography of Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd)

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Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett, a.k.a. Syd Barrett, was an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and co-founder of Pink Floyd.

DOB & Age

Born on 6 January, 1946, Syd Barrett was 60 years old at the time of his death.


Syd Barrett's parents were Winifred Barrett (née Heeps) and Arthur Max Barrett.

Height & Weight

Syd Barrett was 5 feet, 11 inches (180 cm) tall. (No correct info about his weight.)


Syd Barrett completed his high school education at Cambridgeshire High School for Boys.


His career started in 1965, when he formed a band called the 'Pink Floyd Sound' with Roger Waters & David Gilmour.

Later, the band became known simply as Pink Floyd. Barrett was the band's frontman and primary songwriter.

Due to his mental health issues, he was officially fired from the band in 1968. He released only 2 solo albums in 1970.


Syd had several romantic relationships during his time with Pink Floyd, but he didn't marry.


Syd Barrett did not have any children.

Net Worth

As per CNW, Syd Barrett had an estimated net worth of $500 million at the time of his death.


Due to pancreatic cancer, Syd Barrett died on July 7, 2006, at the age of 60.

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