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 Richard Manuel

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Richard Manuel Famous memorial

Birth
Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Death
4 Mar 1986 (aged 42)
Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA
Burial
Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Plot
Section 23A, Lot 193, SubLot 1
Memorial ID
5720 View Source

Musician. Born in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, he was a noted lead singer, pianist and songwriter. He was most remembered for being an original member of The Band and for his high falsetto singing on the group's first album "Music From Big Pink" (1968). He continued recording-touring with The Band throughout 1974, then went on to perform or record with artist Bob Dylan, Bobby Charles, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Kinky Friedman, Happy Traum, Neil Young, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris and others. His solo works included "The Shape I'm In," "Chest Fever," and "I Shall Be Released." He died in Winter Park, Florida, while on tour with the reunited Band. In 1994, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Band.

Musician. Born in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, he was a noted lead singer, pianist and songwriter. He was most remembered for being an original member of The Band and for his high falsetto singing on the group's first album "Music From Big Pink" (1968). He continued recording-touring with The Band throughout 1974, then went on to perform or record with artist Bob Dylan, Bobby Charles, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Kinky Friedman, Happy Traum, Neil Young, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris and others. His solo works included "The Shape I'm In," "Chest Fever," and "I Shall Be Released." He died in Winter Park, Florida, while on tour with the reunited Band. In 1994, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Band.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 12 Jun 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5720
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5720/richard-manuel: accessed ), memorial page for Richard Manuel (3 Apr 1943–4 Mar 1986), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5720, citing Avondale Cemetery, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada; Maintained by Find a Grave.