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Keith Moon (I) (1946–1978)


Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the summer of 1963. There was rumour that Keith was ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 32) in London, England, UK

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 2009 The Who: At Kilburn 1977 (Video)
Percussionist
 1978 Sextette
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 1974 Sonic Boom (Short)
Mad Doctor Cherman
 1974 Harry and Ringo's Night Out (Short)
Keith
 1974 Son of Dracula
Musician: The Count Downes
 1973 Russell Harty Plus (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode dated 6 January 1973 (1973) ... Singer (as The Who)
 1971 200 Motels
The Hot Nun
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Other Works:

Album: "Two Sides of the Moon" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Who

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I love to see people laugh and I love it more if I can make them laugh. I think this comes across in my drumming. I watch a lot of The Marx Brothers' movies and they were doing the same sort of things. You've seen the way [Chico Marx] plays the piano with that certain flair . . . adding something to the music while taking liberties within his own capabilities? It's a question of taking somebody ... See more »

Trivia:

Was nicknamed "Nobby" by his father, Arthur. Arthur Moon died suddenly of a heart attack in 1974 at age 53. See more »

Trademark:

Bowl Haircut See more »

Nickname:

Moon the Loon

Star Sign:

Virgo

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