Gerry Marsden

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Gerry Marsden

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Marsden in 2011
Background information
Birth nameGerard Marsden
Born(1942-09-24)24 September 1942
Toxteth, Liverpool, England
Died3 January 2021(2021-01-03) (aged 78)
Liverpool, England
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, television personality
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1959–1966 (group)
1966–2018 (solo)
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.gerryandthepacemakers.co.uk

Gerard Marsden MBE (24 September 1942 – 3 January 2021) was an English pop rock singer-songwriter, guitarist and television personality. He was best known for being leader of the Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers.

Marsden died on 3 January 2021 at the age of 78 from a heart infection in Liverpool.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Musician Gerry Marsden dies aged 78". The Independent. 3 January 2021.
  2. Waddell, Lily (2021-01-03). "Gerry Marsden dead: Gerry and the Pacemakers star passes aged 78 after short illness". Daily Mirror.