Neil Peart


Birthday September 12, 1952

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Hamilton, Canada

DEATH DATE Jan 7, 2020 (67)

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Musician known for being the drummer and lyricist of the rock band Rush. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer magazine Hall of Fame in 1983.

Before Fame

He learned to play the drums when he was fourteen years old. He moved to London, England in order to pursue music, but returned to Canada.


He wrote several non-fiction books about travel, including The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa.

Family Life

He was married to Jacqueline Taylor from 1975 to 1998, then he married Carrie Nuttall in 2000. He had two daughters named Selena and Olivia.

Associated With

He and Alex Lifeson performed together as part of Rush.