Lemmy was an English singer and songwriter known for being the founder, lead singer, frontman and primary songwriter of Motörhead - a rock band that released commercially and musically successful albums such as Overkill, Bomber and Ace of Spades. In addition to being known for his music, he was also known for his copious consumption of alcohol and for his collection of Nazi memorabilia.
He began his career as a roadie, working for the legendary Jimi Hendrix and the Nice. He joined the band Hawkind in 1971. He formed Motörhead in 1975 after being fired from Hawkind. Motörhead went on to become one of the biggest English rock bands of the 1980s.
He once claimed to have slept with over a thousand women.
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Lemmy was a famous English singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor, who was born on December 24, 1945. As a person born on this date, Lemmy is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (December 24) and the 22nd most popular for the year (1945).
People born on December 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Lemmy is the 324th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Lemmy's birthday, Lemmy is the 449th most famous English.
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