Glenn Cornick (Bassist) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Glenn Cornick

Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick was a British bass player, best known as a founding member of the British band Jethro Tull. Rolling Stone has called his playing with Tull as “stout, nimble underpinning, the vital half of a blues-ribbed, jazz-fluent rhythm section”.

Birth name: Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick
Born: Apr 23, 1947, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
Died: Aug 28, 2014, Hilo, Hawaii, United States
Genres: Rock, blues rock
Occupation(s): Musician
Instruments: Bass guitar
Years active: 1962–1977, 1996–2014
Labels: Chrysalis
Associated acts: Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Paris, Carthago
IMDb: Glenn Cornick’s IMDb

About Glenn Cornick

Remembered best for his work with the rock band Jethro Tull, this English bassist also established bands called Wild Turkey and Paris and performed with the German music group Karthago.

Before Fame

Before forming Jethro Tull, he played with a band called John Evan Smash that included many of his future Jethro Tull bandmates.


His second album with Jethro Tull, Stand Up, rose to #1 on British music charts; the band’s following album, Benefit, peaked at #3.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Barrow-in-Furness, England.


Following Cornick’s death from heart failure, his fellow Jethro Tull musician, Ian Anderson, posted an online tribute.

Information related to Glenn Cornick

  • People educated at Barrow-in-Furness Grammar School for Boys
  • Jethro Tull (band) members
  • English rock bass guitarists

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Latest information about Glenn Cornick updated on August 27, 2020.

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