Daniel Grayling Fogelberg (August 13, 1951 – December 16, 2007) was an American musician, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is known for his 1980s songs, including "Longer" (1979), "Same Old Lang Syne" (1980), and "Leader of the Band" (1979). Fogelberg recorded “Leader” as a tribute to his father for his 1979 album Phoenix, but felt it was too sentimental for the album and didn't release it until 1981 on The Innocent Age.
|Birth name||Daniel Grayling Fogelberg|
|Born||August 13, 1951|
Peoria, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||December 16, 2007 (aged 56)|
Deer Isle, Maine, U.S.
|Genres||Rock, folk rock, soft rock, country rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass, piano, mandolin|
|Labels||Columbia, Full Moon, Epic, Giant, Mailboat|
The 1981 hit song "Leader of the Band" was published by this singer-songwriter, guitarist, and composer. He received gold and platinum certifications for his albums Captured Angel and Nether Lands.
He married Maggie Parker in 1982, Anastasia Savage in 1987, and finally Jean Fogelberg in 2002.
At the age of fourteen, he joined a Beatles tribute band. After that, he performed as a session musician before putting out his own songs.
His song "Longer" launched his musical career.
He once opened for Van Morrison at a concert.
● Dan Fogelberg was born on August 13, 1951 (age 55) in Peoria, Illinois, United States ● He is a celebrity singer
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