Leslie West Rank
About Leslie West
Considered as one of the forefathers of the heavy metal sub-genre of rock music, Leslie West started out in music as a member of the band called the Vagrants in the mid-1960s. He later became known for being a founding member, vocalist and guitarist of Mountain, a hard rock band. With the band, he achieved fame through the singles “Mississippi Queen” and “Theme For An Imaginary Western”.
He was born in Leslie Weinstein to parents who were Jewish. He wed Jenni Maurer in August 2009.
He battled with morphine, heroin and cocaine addiction in the 1970s. He also had diabetes, which resulted in the amputation of his right leg in 2011. He was reported dead on December 22, 2020, following a heart attack two days earlier.
Leslie West Rank
F.A.Q. about Leslie West
When is his birthday?
Leslie West's birthday is on October 22, 1945.
In how many days is his birthday?
Leslie's birthday is in 328 days
How old was Leslie when he died?
He was 75 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 22, 2020.
How old would he be today?
Leslie West would be 76 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Leslie from?
He was born in New York City, New York, U.S..
Leslie West's Popularity
Leslie West was a famous American musician, who was born on October 22, 1945. As a person born on this date, Leslie West is listed in our database as the 65th most popular celebrity for the day (October 22) and the 122nd most popular for the year (1945).
People born on October 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Leslie West is the 1981st most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Leslie West's birthday, Leslie West is the 13621st most famous American and ranks 545th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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