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 Robert Norman Buck

Robert Norman Buck

Birth
Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
Death 19 Dec 2000 (aged 42)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Sugar Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 22760 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Jamestown, New York, he began playing at the age of 6 and became a professional lead guitarist by age 16. In 1981, he formed the band "10,000 Maniacs" with musicians John Lombardo, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson and singer Natalie Merchant. The band became a national success and won a Grammy Award for best contemporary folk album, "Blind Man's Zoo" (1989). Buck also wrote many of the group's best number one singles such as "These Are Days", "What's the Matter Here?" and "Hey Jack Kerouac". He continued to perform with the band until his death in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from complications of liver failure at age 42.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22760
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Norman Buck (1 Aug 1958–19 Dec 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22760, citing Mission Covenant Church Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .