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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 13 August 1951Peoria, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 16 December 2007Deer Isle, Maine, USA  (prostate cancer)
Birth NameDaniel Grayling Fogelberg

Mini Bio (1)

Dan Fogelberg was born on August 13, 1951 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as Daniel Grayling Fogelberg. He was married to Jean Fogelberg, Anastasia Savage and Maggie Parker. He died on December 16, 2007 in Deer Isle, Maine, USA.

Spouse (3)

Jean Fogelberg (7 April 2002 - 16 December 2007) (his death)
Anastasia Savage (1987 - 1996) (divorced)
Maggie Parker (1982 - 1985) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

An avid downhill skier and sailor.
Has 2 older brothers, Marc, an attorney and Peter, a graphic artist.
Has a house on an island of the coast of Maine which he uses during the summer months.
His father was a bandleader. He inspired,"Leader of the Band" was released a year before he passed away in 1982.
In 1971, started pursuing music full time.
Started composing songs and was in his first band, "The Clan", at the age of 14.
By 16, he was through with his band, period. Spent a lot of time sitting on a bluff beside the Illnois River singing Gordon Lightfoot tunes. He was more interested in painting and did some theater in high school.
His mother, a Scottish immigrant, is a classcally-trained pianist.
Built a full recording studio known as "Mountain Bird Studio" (as in folgel = bird and berg = mountain) in the late 1980s, on his ranch, and skied during the day and worked at night.
Attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Battled prostate cancer since May 2004.
After his death, Jill Greulich (nee Anderson) revealed herself as the ex-girlfriend referred to in "Same Auld Lang Syne". They ran into each other in December 1975, while visiting their respective families in Peoria.

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