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John Entwistle

John Entwistle

British Bassist

Dead at 57 years
He is born 77 years, 8 months and 20 days ago
Death date

He is dead since 20 years and 2 days

Cause of death: cocaine overdose

Londres, England
Nationality: british Royaume-Uni
Musicians » Bassists
Birth sign: Libra
Chinese birth sign: Monkey

182 cm

John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English musician who was the bassist for the rock band The Who. Nicknamed "The Ox" and "Thunderfingers", Entwistle's music career spanned over four decades. He was the band's only member with formal musical training and also provided backing and occasional lead vocals. Entwistle was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Who in 1990.

Renowned for his musical abilities, Entwistle's instrumental approach used pentatonic lead lines and a then-unusual treble-rich sound ("full treble, full volume"). He was voted as the greatest bassist of all time in a 2011 Rolling Stone readers' poll and named number seven by Bass Player in its "100 Greatest Bass Players" issue in 2017.

Source : Wikipedia