Apr. 23, 1960 Hillsborough Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield South Yorkshire, England
Jan. 8, 1991 London City of London Greater London, England
Musician. Born in Sheffield, England, he was best known for being the co-lead guitarist and songwriter for the popular British rock band, "Def Leppard". In January 1978, he joined "Def Leppard" and was a constant mainstay until his death. Nicknamed "The Riffmaster", he contributed to the band's music and lyrics. He was a major factor on the group's most successful albums such as "Pyromania" (1983), "Hysteria" (1987) and "Adrenalize" (1992). He died at age 30 in London, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
Cause of death: Alcohol poisoning
Burial: Wisewood Cemetery Sheffield Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield South Yorkshire, England Plot: The grave is situated close to the entrance. As the road drops down from the entry gate, keep to the left as it splits into a Y. Follow the edge of the path and keep looking towards the left. His grave is just a few rows away from the road.
Maintained by: Find A Grave Record added: Jun 06, 1999
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