Keith John Moon is a British drummer for the rock group Who. He is known for his unique, eccentric, self-destructive style and drug addiction. Moon grew up in Alperton, a suburb of Wembley, Middlesex, and played drums in the early 1960s. After playing with a local band, Beachcombers, he joined Who in 1964 before recording their first single . Moon is known for his style of drums, which emphasizes tam-tams, cymbals and drums. During Moon's tenure with his Who drum set, he was noted as one of the first rock drummers to regularly use double basses in his set. Moon sometimes collaborated with other musicians and later appeared in films, but still considered playing in Who as his main profession and remained a member of the band until his death.
|Born||Keith John Moon, August 23, 1946, Wembley, Middlesex, England|
|Died||September 7, 1978, Mayfair, London, England|
|Cause of death||Drug overdose|
|Burial place||Golders Green Crematorium, London, England|
|IMDb||Keith Moon's IMDb|
Drummer with the British rock band The Who and who was named the #2 best drummer by Rolling Stone in 2011.
He was a bugle player with the Sea Cadet Corps when he was twelve years old. He left school when he was fourteen and attended Harrow Technical College.
He was known for blowing up hotel toilets, which led to him not being allowed in many of the world's biggest hotel chains.
He got married to Kim Kerrigan on March 17, 1966 and they divorced in April 1975. He passed away after overdosing on prescription pills.
- Who members
- Members of the Ono Plastic Band
- Golders Blue Crematorium
- Musicians burst into British blues and rhythms
- British rock drummer
Latest information about Keith Moon updated on June 07 2021.