Marty Balin (//; born Martyn Jerel Buchwald; January 30, 1942 – September 27, 2018) was an American singer-songwriter, and musician. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Balin was best known as the founder and one of the lead singers and songwriters of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
- Pareles, Jon. "Marty Balin, a Founder of Jefferson Airplane, Dies at 76". NYTimes.com. New York Times. Retrieved 29 September 2018.