How old was Pigpen when he died?

How old was Pigpen when he died?

27 years (1945–1973)Ron McKernan / Age at death

CORTE MADERA, Calif. — Ron McKernan — better known as Pigpen — was found dead in his apartment here March 8th. The organist and singer, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, was 27. The body was found at about 9 PM by his landlady.

Who is the best Grateful Dead keyboardist?

Ron McKernan1965 – 1972
Brent Mydland1979 – 1990Keith Godchaux1971 – 1979Vince Welnick1990 – 1995Tom Constanten1968 – 1970
Grateful Dead/Keyboardists

Where is Ron Mckernan buried?

Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, CARon McKernan / Place of burial

When did Ron McKernan leave the Grateful Dead?

March 8, 1973Ron McKernan / Date of death

How old is Jeff Chimenti?

53 years (October 21, 1968)Jeff Chimenti / Age

How many Grateful Dead keyboardists have died?

The band had five different keyboardists during their time; four of them died tragic deaths, and three of them died while they were still in the band.

When did Ron Mckernan leave the Grateful Dead?

What piano does Jeff Chimenti play?

Hammond B3 organ
Chimenti was hired and played his first show 28 May 1997. Chimenti has been a member of RatDog ever since and has occasionally performed with Phil Lesh and Friends. While performing, he commonly uses Brent Mydland’s Hammond B3 organ.

Who is Bob Weir’s wife?

Natascha MünterBob Weir / Wife (m. 1999)
On July 15, 1999, Weir married Natascha Münter in Mill Valley, California. Together they have two daughters, Shala Monet Weir and Chloe Kaelia Weir.

What are the Grateful Dead bears called?

Marching bears: The Dead’s famed multicolored “dancing” bears first appeared in the artwork for 1973’s “History of the Grateful Dead, Volume One (Bear’s Choice).” Yet, according to legend, the bears were supposed to be marching, not dancing.

What Pigpen means?

a pen for pigs
Definition of pigpen 1 : a pen for pigs. 2 : a dirty slovenly place.