Lemmy

Lemmy

British singer-songwriter
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Lemmy

Ian Fraser Kilmister (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), better known as Lemmy, was a British singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as the founder, lead singer, bassist, primary songwriter and only continuous member of the British rock band Motörhead.

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Full name at birth
Ian Fraser Kilmister
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Claim to fame
founding member of the rock band Motörhead
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Date of birth
24 December 1945
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Place of birth
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
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Date of death
28 December 2015
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Age
70 (age at death)
Place of death
Los Angeles, CA
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Cause of death
Cancer
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Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, California, U.S.
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Occupation
Musician, songwriter, actor
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Height
5' 10" (178 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • Facial Moles
  • Mutton Chops (sideburn-moustache combinaison)
  • Gravelly voice
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Net worth
$10,000,000 USD
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If you think you got what it takes, shove it out, run it up the flagpole and see who salutes it.
  • His name Lemmy comes from being a panhandling youth who was always saying, 'Lemmy get a quid.'
  • Participates in a rockabilly side project with the Stray Cats' Slim Jim Phantom, appropriately called "The Head Cat.".
  • His instrument of choice is a Rickenbacker bass, however the logo on it is modified so that it reads "Rickenbastard.".
  • Hospitalised with a lung infection in December 2000.
  • Lemmy lives in Los Angeles.

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