Keith Emerson

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Birthday
2, 1944
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 10, 2016 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
2, 1944
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 10, 2016 (71)

About

One of the most technically accomplished rock keyboardists, and composers who was a member of the bands The V.I.P.'s, The Nice, and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He has been featured on several film soundtracks, including Nighthawks, Inferno, and Godzilla: Final Wars.

Before Fame

He studied classical music as a child.

Trivia

He was known for incorporating a Moog synthesizer into his music, and became the first artist to go on tour with one.

Family Life

He had two sons, Aaron and Damon, with Elinor Emerson, whom he married in 1969 and later divorced.

Associated With

He co-founded the supergroup The Best with Who bassist John Entwistle.