Eric Bloom

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Birthday
1, 1944
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

New York-born singer-songwriter and guitarist and vocalist for the classic rock band Blue Oyster Cult. Some of their big hits include (Don't Fear) the Reaper and Godzilla.

Before Fame

He left college to work at a car-importing company, but later returned to college in order to avoid the Vietnam War draft.

Trivia

Rolling Stone and Creem magazines both named (Don't Fear) the Reaper as the best single of the year in 1976.

Family Life

His father operated a picture frame and print company based in Manhattan.

Associated With

He and radio personality Howard Stern are distant cousins.