Donald Roeser was born on November 12, 1947 in Long Island, New York.
Personal Quotes (2)
I felt that I had just achieved some kind of resonance with the psychology of people when I came up with that, I was actually kind of appalled when I first realized that some people were seeing it as an advertisement for suicide or something that was not my intention at all. It is, like, not to be afraid of it (as opposed to actively bring it about). It's basically a love song where the love transcends the actual physical existence of the partners. - Explaining the inspiration of the song, "Don't Fear The Reaper.
I never have come anywhere close to really wanting to commit suicide. I'm gonna live until I die. On the other hand, when I go, I don't want 'Amazing Grace' as the musical centerpiece at my funeral. I want 'Don't Fear the Reaper.'