Bob Schmidt

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Birthday
26, 1968
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
California

About

Musician and songwriter known for his work with Flogging Molly, a Los Angeles-based Celtic rock band. A multi-instrumentalist, he became known for performing on the banjo, mandolin, guitar, and bass.

Before Fame

Before joining Flogging Molly, he was a member of Nickel, which made an appearance on an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Trivia

Musical instrument manufacturer Fender introduced a 2012 electric mandolin model named after and designed by Schmidt.

Family Life

He and his six younger siblings grew up in Los Angeles, California. He later became a father to two daughters.

Associated With

He and vocalist Dave King both rose to fame as members of the Irish punk rock group Flogging Molly.