Pete Townshend
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Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend is an English musician, singer and songwriter. He is co-founder, leader, guitarist, second lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the Who, one of the most influential rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s.Townshend has written more than 100 songs for 12 of the Who's studio albums. These include concept albums, the rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia, plus popular rock radio staples such as Who's Next; as well as dozens more that appeared as non-album singles, bonus tracks on reissues, and tracks on rarities compilations such as Odds & Sods . He has also written more than 100 songs that have appeared on his solo albums, as well as radio jingles and television theme songs.

Pete Townshend
Townshend in 2012
Background information
Birth namePeter Dennis Blandford Townshend
Also known asBijou Drains
Born (1945-05-19) 19 May 1945 (age 77)
Chiswick, England
OriginLondon, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • author
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • keyboards
  • vocals
Years active1962–present
Labels
Member ofThe Who
Formerly ofDeep End
Websitethewho.com
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Pete Townshend - Bio, Age, net worth, height, Wiki, Facts and Family

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend's About

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Pete Townshend, a Grammy Award-winning English rock musician, was one of the most influential figures in the genre of rock music in the 1960s and 1970s. He left his listeners fascinated with his characteristic windmill swings and slamming guitar motions. He was a skilled songwriter and energetic performer. Pete Townshend was the most prominent songwriter and guitarist of the English rock band The Who during his active years, and is still admired for his concept works and out-of-the-box ideas. Later in his career, he pursued a solo career and released numerous tribute CDs to his spiritual master, Meher Baba. He has written around 100 songs for the band The Who's many albums, including the Grammy Award-winning opera album Tommy (which premiered on Broadway), concept albums and other rock operas, and the timeless classic, 'Quadrophenia'. Empty Glass, White City: A Novel, and Psychoderelict are just a few of his well-known albums. He was named one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" by Rolling Stone magazine. He was also given the honor of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Pete Townshend Family life

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He married Karen Astley on May 20, 1968 and they divorced in 2009, having separated in 1994. He has two daughters named Emma and Aminta and a son named Joseph.

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Pete Townshend Before Fame

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Before his music career took off, he wanted to be a graphic artist. In 1956, his grandma gave him his first guitar.

Pete Townshend Trivia

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After having a spiritual awakening and becoming a Baba disciple, he was one of very few rock stars who opposed the use of psychedelic drugs.

Net Worth

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Pete Townshend's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022?
According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Pete Townshend has an estimated net worth of $150 Million at the age of 77 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Keyboard Player, Author, Composer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Film Producer from England. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources

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Pete Townshend Height Weight

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At the age of 77, Pete Townshend height is 6 ft (1.829 m).

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Eddie Vedder called The Who the greatest live band ever.

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Facts About Pete Townshend

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● Pete Townshend was born on May 19, 1945 (age 77) in London, England
● He is a celebrity guitarist
● His popular songs are Baba O'RileyWho's Next · 1971, Won't Get Fooled AgainWho's Next · 1971 and Let My Love Open the DoorEmpty Glass · 1980
● His height is 6 ft (1.829 m)
● You can find His website below: http://www.petetownshend.com/



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