Pat Torpey

#93059
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
13, 1953
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Feb 7, 2018 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1953
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Feb 7, 2018 (64)

About

Drummer for the hard rock band Mr. Big who contributed to their unique sound on tracks like "Take Cover." Their song "To Be With You" became a #1 international hit.

Before Fame

He was inspired to take up drumming after seeing a polka band perform at a picnic. He was active in music programs throughout high school.

Trivia

Due to the band's popularity abroad, he released two solo albums outside of the U.S.

Family Life

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He died from complications of Parkinson's disease.

Associated With

Before joining Mr. Big, Torpey was part of the David Lee Roth Band.