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Eric Carr

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Birthday
12, 1950
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DATE
Nov 24, 1991 (41)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1950
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DATE
Nov 24, 1991 (41)

About

American musician best known as one of the drummers for the glam rock band KISS. He replaced Peter Criss, the original drummer for the band. His birth name is Paul Charles Caravello.

Before Fame

He attended the High School of Art and Design in New York City. He played with a lot of local groups, including The Cellarmen.

Trivia

He was a fan of Ringo Starr. From 1981-1989, he recorded eight studio albums with KISS. He performed over 800 concerts as a member of the band.

Family Life

He died of heart cancer at age 41, the same day as Freddie Mercury of Queen.

Associated With

He was in KISS with Gene Simmons.