|Born||May 29, 1955|
South Windsor, Connecticut, United States
|Died||March 15, 2015 (aged 59)|
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Genres||Hard rock, pop rock, progressive rock, neo-progressive rock|
|Instruments||Bass guitar, double bass, cello|
Michael Joseph Porcaro (May 29, 1955 – March 15, 2015) was an American bass player known for his work with Toto. He retired from touring in 2007 because he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.