JOHN BONHAM Biography - Musicians


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Name: John Bonham                                                               
Birth name: John Henry Bonham                                                   
Also known as Bonzo                                                             
Born: 31 May 1948 Redditch, Worcestershire, England,                             
Died: 25 September 1980 Clewer, Windsor, England                                 
Genre(s): Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock, folk rock                         
Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter                                             
Instrument(s): Drums & Percussion                                               
John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham (May 31, 1948 - September 25, 1980) was an English     
drummer and member of the hard rock band Led Zeppelin. He was renowned for his   
power, speed and "feel" for the groove. Bonham is described by the Encyclopedia 
Britannica as "the perfect model for all hard rock drummers that have followed