Leroi Moore

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Birthday
7, 1961
Birthplace
Durham, NC
Death Date
Aug 9, 2008 (46)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1961
Birthplace
Durham, NC
Death Date
Aug 9, 2008 (46)

About

Founding member of Dave Matthews Band who not only played saxophone for the group, but also wrote songs like 'Stay (Wasting Time).'

Before Fame

He attended James Madison University for saxophone and went on to perform with local jazz musicians before helping start Dave Matthews Band.

Trivia

He was a multi-instrumentalist who played bass, baritone, tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones; the flute, bass clarinet, the wooden penny whistle, and the oboe.

Family Life

He was to be married to his friend and fiancée Lisa Beane in November 2008 but passed away from pneumonia three months prior.

Associated With

Many musicians created some form of tribute for Moore when he passed away, including Kenny Chesney.