About Eric Clapton and Pattie Boyd
Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945) is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, widely regarded as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time.Clapton was born on 30 March 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England, to 16-year-old Patricia Molly Clapton (7 January 1929 – March 1999) and Edward Walter Fryer (21 March 1920 – 15 May 1985), a 25-year-old soldier from Montreal, Quebec.In 1961, after leaving Hollyfield School in Surbiton, Clapton studied at the Kingston College of Art but was expelled at the end of the academic year because his focus had remained on music rather than art. His guitar playing was sufficiently advanced that, by the age of 16, he was getting noticed.In October 1963, Clapton joined the Yardbirds, a blues-influenced rock and roll band, and stayed with them until March 1965.
Patricia Anne Boyd (born 17 March 1944) is an English model and photographer. Boyd was born on 17 March 1944 in Taunton, Somerset,the first child of Colin (“Jock”) Ian Langdon Boyd and Diana Frances Boyd (née Drysdale).From the age of eight, Boyd boarded at Nakuru School near Nairobi.Boyd briefly attended Hazeldean School in Putney, and then the St Agnes and St Michael Convent Boarding School in East Grinstead, and St Martha’s Convent in Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire. She achieved three GCE O level passes in 1961. She moved to London in 1962 and worked as a shampoo girl at Elizabeth Arden’s salon. A client who worked for Honey magazine then inspired her to begin work as a model.
Eric Clapton and Pattie Boyd love story
The young musician started to fall in love with his close friend’s wife. One day, Pattie received an anonymous love letter from someone who signed it as ‘E.’ A few days later, Eric revealed it was his letter by asking Boyd whether she received the letter or not. Yet, Pattie was still trying to avoid any possible feelings towards Clapton since he was engaged to a woman named Alice and also having an affair with her younger sister Paula Boyd.In 1974, Pattie Boyd broke up with George due to his continuous affairs with various women including Ringo Starr’s wife. Five years after her divorce, Boyd got married to Clapton. Although the couple spent several happy years together,
Eric Clapton and Pattie Boyd marriage
She and Clapton were married on 27 March 1979 in Tucson, Arizona.
Eric Clapton and Pattie Boyd childrens
They had one child together, a daughter named Julie.
Boyd left Clapton in April 1987 and divorced him in 1989.Our report also suggests the same.