Sir Michael Philip Jagger, Kt (* 26. July, 1943 in Dartford, Kent, England) is a British musician, singer and Songwriter. It is famous as the frontman of the British rock group The Rolling Stones. Jagger plays harmonica, guitar and piano. He also worked as an actor, producer and composer on several films. As an artist, he uses the name Mick Jagger.
Mick Jagger's father, Basil Fanshawe ('Joe') Jagger (1913-2006), came from the North of England, and was a sports teacher. His mother, Eva Ensley Mary Jagger (née Scutts, 1913-2000) came as a Teenager from Australia to England and worked occasionally as an Avon consultant. Jaggers, four years younger brother Chris is also a musician.
Already as a teenager, learned Jagger, Keith Richards, who also grew up in Dartford. In 1961, in his time as a student at the London School of Economics and Political Science, met Jagger and Keith Richards happen again, as they waited in Dartford on the train. Jagger had a couple of records (Blues, Rock ’n’ Roll), and so they talked about music and agreed, finally, to play with friends, Blues and Rock ’n’ Roll.
Preferably on the weekends Mick and Keith drove to London to hear in the Clubs in the city said Live music. So you met Alexis Korner, played from time to time in his Band, and got to know the Cheltenham-born guitarist Brian Jones. Together with Brian Jones, Mick and Keith of The Rolling Stones founded. The Band was in July 1962, made their first appearance at the Marquee Club in London's Oxford Street.
Jagger als Sänger und Richards an der Rhythmusgitarre führten die Gruppe zu Weltruhm. Jaggers markante Stimme wurde zum Markenzeichen der Stones. Mick Jagger und Keith Richards komponierten zusammen hunderte Lieder, darunter Klassiker wie Mir Sagen, Die Letzte Zeit, (ich Kann nicht Get No) Satisfaction, Paint It, Black, Lady Jane, Under My Thumb, Out Of Time, Ruby Tuesday, Sympathy for the Devil, Jumpin' Jack Flash, Street Fighting Man, Honky Tonk Women, Gimme Shelter, Sie Können nicht Immer Bekommen, Was Sie Wollen, Brown Sugar, Wild Horses, Angie und Start Me Up.