Billy Murcia

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Birthday
9, 1951
Birthplace
Colombia
Death Date
Nov 6, 1972 (21)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1951
Birthplace
Colombia
Death Date
Nov 6, 1972 (21)

About

Drummer who played with the New York Dolls and who died at a 1972 party from asphyxiation.

Before Fame

He attended Quintano's School for Young Professionals where he met future bandmates Sylvia Sylvain and Johnny Thunders. Their first band was called The Pox.

Trivia

He was memorialized by Thunders in the song "Billy Boy."

Family Life

His family was living in Bogot√°, Colombia when he was born.

Associated With

He and his early death were referenced in the song "Time" from the album Aladdin Sane by David Bowie.

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