Matthew Fisher

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Birthday
7, 1946
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1946 (age 74)
Birthplace
England

About

Best known for playing the Hammond organ on A Whiter Shade of Pale, the #1 1967 Procol Harum hit.

Before Fame

He was originally a bassist but switched to the organ after hearing the band The Animals.

Trivia

He produced albums for Robin Trowerr like 1974's Bridge of Sighs and 1975's For Earth Below, both of which went Gold.

Family Life

His father died in 1965, which almost prompted him to leave Procol Harum.

Associated With

He played alongside guitarist Ritchie Blackmore in the band The Savages.