Peter Banks

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Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 12, 2013 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 12, 2013 (65)

About

Guitarist for the progressive rock band Yes who worked on the projects Flash and Empire as well.

Before Fame

He learned how to play banjo and guitar at a young age. Banks was responsible for coming up with the idea for Yes's band name.

Trivia

After getting kicked out of Yes, he started the group Flash, continuing with his progressive rock sound.

Family Life

His father bought him an acoustic guitar when he was young.

Associated With

He and bandmate Chris Squire met in the short-lived band The Syn.