Hillel Slovak was an Israel-born American guitarist best known for being one of the founding members of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. He contributed massively to the Chili Peppers' early sound and recorded two albums with them - 1985's Freaky Styley and 1987's The Uplift Mofo Party Plan. At the early stages of his career, he developed an addiction to heroin - an addiction which eventually led to his premature death at the age of 26.
In 2012, as a member of the Chili Peppers, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of Fame.
His lifeless body was discovered in his apartment two days after he died of a heroin overdose.
was a famous Israeli-American musician,
who was born on
April 13, 1962. As a person born on this date, Hillel Slovak is listed in our database as the 20th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 13) and the 94th most popular for the year (1962).
People born on April 13
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Hillel Slovak is the 591st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Hillel Slovak's birthday, Hillel Slovak is the 4th most famous Israeli-American.
In general, Hillel Slovak ranks as the 7131st
most popular famous person, and the 63rd most popular musician of all time.
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