David Edwin “Dave” Torbert

David Edwin “Dave” Torbert

Birth
San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 7 Dec 1982 (aged 34)
Butte City, Glenn County, California, USA
Burial San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, USA
Memorial ID 100208819 · View Source
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Musician, bass player. Dave Torbert was a Bay Area musician, best known for his associations with the Grateful Dead and the New Riders of the Purple Sage. He played bass for the latter group, replacing Phil Lesh during the sessions for their first album. He also played on "Box of Rain", a song from American Beauty,and on "Greatest Story Ever Told" from Bob Weir's solo album Ace. Additionally, he was a founding member, with Matthew Kelly, of the band Kingfish.Torbert died of a heart attack in 1982.


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  • Created by: Steven Laird
  • Added: 5 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100208819
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Edwin “Dave” Torbert (7 Jun 1948–7 Dec 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100208819, citing Skylawn Memorial Park, San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Steven Laird (contributor 47793622) .