John Henry Bonham (31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter. He is best known as the drummer of Led Zeppelin. Bonham was esteemed for his speed, power, fast bass-drumming, distinctive sound, and "feel" for the groove. He is considered one of the greatest rock drummers.
|Full name at birth||
John Henry Bonham
|Claim to fame||
drummer & songwriter for Led Zeppelin
|Date of birth||
31 May 1948
|Place of birth||
Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK
|Date of death||
25 September 1980
32 (age at death)
|Place of death||
Jimmy Page`s home - The Old Mill House in Clewer, Windsor, England
|Cause of death||
Asphyxiation Caused By Choking On His Own Vomit
5' 10½" (179 cm)
Wiltan House public school (dropped out)
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