Neil Peart is a popular Canadian Musician. He is famous for his musical performances and received numerous awards including an induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in the year 1983. He was the youngest person to get that honor. Let us scroll down into Neil Peart’s Bio, wiki, Death, Net worth and everything you would like to know.
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Neil Peart Biography
Neil Ellwood Peart was the full name of Neil Peart. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada September 12, 1952, and first lived on the family dairy farm, near Hagersville. Later, his family moved to nearby St. Catharines, studying with local teacher Don George, and then played in a succession of rock bands.
Peart went for drums classes at the age of 13. Peart returned to Canada early ’70s and located out that the up-and-coming band Rush, who had just Bound Up touring behind their debut album, was trying a new drummer. Peart was granted a tryout and was immediately given the nod to join and they formed as the trio that also included singer/bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson sought to expand on their musical direction.
Neil Peart Career
At the starting of his career, Peart’s performed in the style of hard rock. He drew most of his inspiration from drummers like Keith Moon and John Bonham, players who were at the forefront of the British hard rock scene. After sometime later, he started to match jazz and big band musicians Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. In 1994, Peart became a friend and pupil of jazz instructor Freddie Gruder. It was during this point that Peart decided to revamp his playing style by incorporating jazz and swing components.
In addition to serving as Rush’s primary lyricist, Peart also published several memoirs about his travels. Peart wrote a total of seven nonfiction books focused on his travels and personal stories. Peart announced that he is going to retire from music in an interview with Drumhead Magazine On December 7, 2015, the bandmate Geddy Lee insisted Peart to quite out of context and told Peart to take a break. However, in January 2018, bandmate Alex Lifeson confirmed that Rush was retiring Thanks to Peart’s health issues.
Neil Peart Personal life
In 1997 on August 10 his first and only daughter Selena Taylor died in a car accident near the town Of Brighton Ontario. 10 months later on June 20, 1998, Peart’s common-law wife, Jacqueline Taylor was diagnosed with cancer and she died. On 9th September 2000, he married photographer Carrie Nuttall and had a child in 2009 named Oliva Louise.
Neil Peart Death
on January 7th, 2020 Peart died in Santa Monica, California due to glioblastoma an aggressive form of brain cancer and the family announced the news on January 10.
Neil Peart Net worth
According to a survey, Neil Peart’s net worth is $121 million as of 2019.