• Born date: 1952-05-17
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 2004-02-18
Charles Christian Hammer

Charles Christian "Sir Charles" Hammer (17 May 1952 – 18 February 2004) was an American classical guitarist.Charles Christian Hammer was born in Chicago, Illinois. Hammer took up the guitar in his youth after hearing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show. He purchased his first guitar with earnings from a newspaper route. Hammer was influenced heavily by The Beatles throughout his career. During the 1970s Hammer moved to Mexico where he studied Spanish guitar.