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Keith Moon

Rocker Keith Moon

Profession: Rocker


Why Famous: Drummer of the English rock group The Who.

Born: August 23, 1946
Birthplace: London, England

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: September 7, 1978 (aged 32)
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

Married Life

  • 1966-03-17 The Who drummer Keith Moon (19) weds model Kim Kerrigan (18) at Brent Registry Office

Historical Events

  • 1976-08-11 "The Who" drummer Keith Moon collapses and is hospitalized in Miami
  • 1978-12-22 Kenney Jones becomes The Who's new drummer, replacing the deceased Keith Moon

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