David Crosby Biography and Family Members
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David Crosby is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Today we will know about his Short biography – His Personal Information, about his family members, love life , career and many more.

David Crosby Biography and Family Members
David Crosby Biography and Family Members

David Crosby Personal Information :

David Van Cortlandt Crosby was born on August 14, 1941 in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in California, he attended several schools, including the University Elementary School in Los Angeles, the Crane Country Day School in Montecito, and Laguna Blanca School in Santa Barbara for the rest of his elementary school and junior high years.


American singer, songwriter and guitarist

Full name

David Van Cortlandt Crosby

Nick name 


Date of birth 

August 14, 1941

Age on 2023

81 Years

Birth place 

Los Angeles, California, U.S.



Death Date

January 18, 2023

Death Place

Cause of Death 

Long Time illness

(Type 2 diabetes)

Race/ Ethnicity 










Net worth (approx)

$10 million


High School

University Elementary School

Crane Country Day School

Laguna Blanca School


Santa Barbara City College 

David Crosby Parents : Father and Mother

His Father Name was Floyd Crosby and Mother is Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead. David Crosby is the second son of His Parents. His Father was an Academy Award-winning cinematographer, who formerly worked on Wall Street, and Mother Was a salesperson at Macy’s department store. Together, they had two children:

Ethan Crosby (1937–1997), a reclusive singer-songwriter

David Crosby (1941-2023), a member of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Father’s Name

Floyd Crosby

Mother’s name 

Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead

David Crosby Siblings : Brother and Sister

David Crosby Has One Sibling – Ethan Crosby (1937–1997). Ethan Crosby was the elder brother of David Crosby born in 1937 and died in 1997. Ethan Crosby was also a singer-songwriter.


One Sibling

Brother’s Name

Ethan Crosby 


David Crosby Relationship Status and Girlfriend Name

Crosby was in a Relationship With Lots Of Women Before Married .  

When He Was With Celia Crawford Ferguson, They Have One Son Named  James Raymond, Born in 1962.

Crosby Was Father of Six other children: His Children and Thier Mother Names are Given in Table.

Relationship Status

Girlfrind (EX)

Children’s Name

(6 Childrens)

3 Son and 3 Daughter

Celia Crawford Ferguson

Son’s Name  

James Raymond

Jackie Guthrie


Erika Keller Crosby

Debbie Donovan

Daughter – Donovan Crosby

Jan Dance(wife )


Django Crosby

(Born 1995)

David Crosby Marital Status and Wife Name

When Crosby was 45 Years Married Then he married Jan Dance, then 35, in May 1987 at the Hollywood Church of Religious Science in Los Angeles. With Jan He has a Son Django Crosby.

Marital Status

Married (16 May 1987)

Spouse (Fiance)

Jan Dance

Bailey Jean Cypher(Son) and Beckett Cypher (Daughter): 

When singer-songwriter Melissa and her former partner, Julie Cypher, wanted to start a family in the late 1990s, David offered to donate his sperm. So David is Biological Father of Bailey And Beckett.

In May 2020, Beckett died of causes related to opioid addiction at the age of just 21. son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome his addiction.

David Crosby Childrens : Son and Daughter :


(4 Childrens)

2 Son and 2 Daughter

Son’s Name

James Raymond, Django Crosby, Bailey Jean Cypher

Daughter’s Name

Erika, Donovan Crosby, Beckett (Died)

David Crosby with Elder Son James Raymond
David Crosby with Elder Son James Raymond
David Crosby with Wife Jan and Son Django
David Crosby with Wife Jan and Son Django

David Crosby Career and Trivia :: 

David Crosby is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is best known as a founding member of the rock bands The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)

Crosby began his career in the early 1960s as a member of The Byrds, known for their hit cover of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man.” 

In 1968, he formed Crosby, Stills & Nash with Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. The group released several successful albums and had hit songs such as “Marrakesh Express” and “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.”

In addition to his work with The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby has also released several solo albums and collaborated with other musicians such as Neil Young, Phil Collins, and James Taylor. He is known for his distinctive voice and harmonies, as well as his political activism.

Crosby has had a tumultuous personal life, including struggles with drugs and alcohol, which led to legal and health problems. He has been arrested multiple times and served prison time. Despite this, he continues to write, record and tour and has released several albums in the 21st century.

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