Another little girl for the Claptons

02/03/2005 at 09:23 AM ET

Legendary musician EricClapton and his wife Melia McEnery welcomed their third child together,a daughter, on February 1st. No name was released.  They have two daughters, Julie Rose, 3,and Ella Mae, 1. Clapton has a nineteen-year-old daughter, Ruth, from aprevious relationship. His son, Conor, with ex-girlfriend Lory DelSanto, tragically died in 1991 at age four when he fell from thewindow of Clapton’s 53rd-floor Manhattan apartment.

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stacey on

i didnt even realize he was expecting another baby. i better start catching up. best wishes to them.

Magda on

When he wrote that “Tears of Heaven” song for his son, that was so tragic. That song so beautiful and so sad at the same time.

anon on

How lovely! Eric deserves all the happiness he can get; he’s had to face so much tragedy in his life.

Eric and Melia got married in the same church where Conor is buried, and their then-infant daughter Julie was baptized the same day along with his oldest daughter Ruth.

Nicole on

I am a huuuuuge fan of Eric’s dating back to his days with the Yardbirds(i am only 21, but I still love 1960’s music!), but here is an interesting story: His best friend, George Harrison(the Beatle) married a pretty model named Patti in 1966. Eric fell in love with her, and wrote ‘Layla’ for her. George cheated on her, so she left him and married Eric in 78′. However, Patti could never have children, and Eric cheated on her and conceived Ruth while he was still married to Patti.

Pretty awful huh? But I wish him and his wife all the best!

Casey on

Her name is Sophie.

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