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 Marc Feld Bolan

Marc Feld Bolan

Birth
Hackney, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 16 Sep 1977 (aged 29)
Barnes, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Plot West Statue Rosebed, Section 5, Plot E 35979
Memorial ID 1259 · View Source
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British musician, born in London and founder, along with Steve Took, of the famous 1970's group T-Rex. His songs included "Ride a White Swan" "21st Century Boy" and "Metal Guru." He was at the forefront of the Glam Rock era. Marc Bolan died following a car crash, in which his Mini hit a tree. The car was being driven by his girlfriend, American singer Gloria Jones. The plaque marking his grave is very often stolen by his fans, and is continuously being replaced. On the anniversary of his death, hundreds of his fans converge to Golders Green Crematorium to honor his memory.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1259
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marc Feld Bolan (30 Sep 1947–16 Sep 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1259, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .