Manzarek Jr., Ray (Raymond Daniel) b. February 12, 1939 d. May 20, 2013 Rock Musician. A keyboardist, he was a founding member of seminal 1960's rock band "The Doors". From 1962 to 1965, he studied at the Department of Cinematography at UCLA, where he met film student Jim Morrison. Later on, they met by chance on Venice Beach, California where Morrison said he had written some songs and sang one of them for Manzarek, who liked the song and co-founded the Doors with Morrison at that moment. In...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Morrison, Jim b. December 8, 1943 d. July 3, 1971 Singer, Songwriter. Born in Melbourne, Florida, the son of a naval officer, he adopted a bohemian lifestyle in California while attending UCLA while literally homeless, sleeping in any convenient place handy, friends couches, rooftops, in cars and under the pier at Venice Beach. A voracious reader of books, he started a rock band with fellow student Ray Manzarek after he graduated. They quickly found two more members, Robby Krieger and John Densmore. Dubbed with the name "The Doors" it...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Ile-de-France, France Plot: Division 6