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Geezer Butler

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Birthday
17, 1949
Birthplace
Birmingham, England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Birmingham, England

About

Famous songwriter and musician for the heavy metal bands Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell. He was among the first bassists to use the wah-wah pedal.

Before Fame

He was inspired by writer Aleister Crowley and musician John Lennon during his formative years.

Trivia

His activism spilled over into a boycott campaign against Fortnum and Mason's for carrying foie grass in their inventory.

Family Life

His family was Irish Catholic. He married Gloria Butler, the manager of Heaven & Hell and he and Gloria raised a son named Terrence.

Associated With

He began playing alongside fellow bandmate and good friend Ozzy Osbourne in the 1960s.