Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

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Jim Morrison About

One of the most iconic figures of classic rock music, he was the lead sing of  The Doors , known for such hit songs as "Light My Fire" and "Break On Through." He was found dead in his Paris, France apartment at the age of 27 and his grave at Pere Lachaise Cemetery became a much visited site for both Doors fans and tourists. 

Jim Morrison Before Fame

He claimed to have witnessed a family of Native Americans injured or killed in a car accident in the desert while traveling with his family as a boy and that their spirits found sanctuary in his body. He recounted this experience in the song "Peace Frog."

Jim Morrison Trivial Things

He wrote a number of poems and was deeply inspired by the works of Arthur Rimbaud , Henry Miller , and Friedrich Nietzsche . He named The Doors after Aldous Huxley 's essay "The Doors of Perception."

Jim Morrison Family Life

He hated his authoritarian father, a navy man, and disowned his entire family. He also kept up a long-term, open relationship with Pamela Courson until his death.

Jim Morrison Associated With

Val Kilmer played Morrison in the 1991 Oliver Stone film The Doors.