Neil Peart is a Canadian-born American drummer renowned for being the main lyricist, drummer and percussionist of the Canadian rock band Rush. In addition to being a drummer, he is also an author, who has over the years published a number of memoirs. As a member of Rush, he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and 2013 respectively.
In 2000, he and professional photographer Carrie Nuttal tied the knot. The couple welcomed a daughter named Olivia Louise Peart in 2009.
In 1983, he became the youngest person to be honored with an induction into the prestigious Modern Drummer Hall of Fame.
In 1997, his 19-year-old daughter Selena Taylor tragically lost her life in car accident. 10 months after the tragedy, his common law wife Jacqueline Taylor died from cancer.
I had spindly little ankles, and growing up in Canada, I couldn't skate. I was no good at any sports so was very much a pariah through those adolescent years.Neil Peart
It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later.Neil Peart
To get nostalgic about other people's music, or even about your own, makes a terrible statement about the condition of your life and your prospects for the future.Neil Peart
is a famous Canadian drummer,
who was born on
September 12, 1952. As a person born on this date, Neil Peart is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 12) and the 45th most popular for the year (1952).
People born on September 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Neil Peart is the 463rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Neil Peart's birthday, Neil Peart is the 130th most famous Canadian and ranks 10th in famous people born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
In general, Neil Peart ranks as the 5377th
most popular famous person, and the 12th most popular drummer of all time.
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