Leslie West

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West performing at the Florida Theatre in 2008

Leslie West (born Leslie Weinstein; October 22, 1945 – December 23, 2020) was an American rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He was best known as a founding member and co-lead vocalist of the hard rock band Mountain. West was born in New York City.

West died on December 23, 2020 in Palm Coast, Florida from a heart attack, aged 75.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Browne, David (December 23, 2020). "Leslie West, Mountain Guitarist Who Belted 'Mississippi Queen,' Dead at 75". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 23, 2020.
  2. Kohn, Daniel (December 23, 2020). "Leslie West, Mountain Guitarist and Co-Vocalist, Dies at 75". Spin Magazine. Retrieved December 23, 2020.