Born: 31 May 1963 Died: 21 August 2003
Country of origin: United States
Height: 6' 6"
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Description: Wesley Willis was an American singer-songwriter and visual artist from Chicago, known for his simple but unique music, with emphasis on his humorous, bizarre, and frequently obscene lyrics. Diagnosed with chronic schizophrenia, Willis gained an enormous cult following in the 1990s. In addition to his large body of solo musical work, Willis fronted the punk rock band the Wesley Willis Fiasco. He was also a visual artist long before his forays into music, and produced hundreds of intricate, unusual, colored ink-pen drawings, most of them of Chicago streetscapes and CTA buses. ... (more)
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