Steve Clark

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Steve Clark

Stephen Maynard Clark (23 April 1960 – 8 January 1991) was an English singer-songwriter, musician and recording artist. He was best known co-lead guitarist and a main songwriter for the hard rock band Def Leppard from 1978 until his death.

Clark was born in Hillsborough, Sheffield. He was engaged to the American model Lorelei Shellis until shortly before his death. At the time of death, his girlfriend was Janie Dean.

Clark was found dead on 8 January 1991 in his Chelsea, London apartment. He was 30. The cause of his death was respiratory failure[1] due to an accidental overdose of prescription drugs and alcohol.

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  1. "Def Leppard's Phil Collen Answers 20 Questions About Steve Clark". Sleaze Roxx. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2020.

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