Grant Hart

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Grant Hart
Grant Hart in 2005 at the Metro Club in London
Grant Hart in 2005 at the Metro Club in London
Background information
Birth nameGrantzberg Vernon Hart
Born(1961-03-18)March 18, 1961
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
DiedSeptember 13, 2017(2017-09-13) (aged 56)
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
GenresAlternative rock, post-hardcore, hardcore punk
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, drums
Years active1979–2017
LabelsSST, Warner Bros., Rough Trade

Grantzberg Vernon "Grant" Hart (March 18, 1961 – September 13, 2017)[1] was an American musician. He was best known as the drummer and co-songwriter for the alternative rock and hardcore punk band Hüsker Dü. After the band's breakup in 1988, he formed the alternative rock trio Nova Mob, where he moved to vocals and guitar. His solo career became his main focus after the dissolution of Nova Mob in 1997.

Hart died on September 13, 2017 of liver cancer at his home in St. Paul, Minnesota at the age of 56.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Grant Hart > Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-06-05.
  2. Brandle, Lars. "Husker Du Drummer Grant Hart Dies at 56: Report". Billboard. Retrieved 14 September 2017.

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