Pete Willis

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Pete Willis
Birth namePeter Andrew Willis
Born (1960-02-16) 16 February 1960 (age 63)
Sheffield, England
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1977–1991, 2003

Peter Andrew Willis (born 16 February 1960) is a retired English musician and songwriter. He is best known as a founding member of the band Def Leppard. He co-wrote many tracks and played guitar on the band's first three albums: On Through the Night, High 'n' Dry, and Pyromania.[1] He was fired from Def Leppard in 1982 and replaced by Phil Collen.

In 2019, Willis was added into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Def Leppard.[2]

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