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Gerry Marsden

MBE
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Marsden in 2011
Background information
Birth name Gerard Marsden
Born (1942-09-24)24 September 1942
Toxteth, Liverpool, England
Died 3 January 2021(2021-01-03) (aged 78)
Liverpool, England
Genres
  • Merseybeat
  • rock
  • pop
  • British rock and roll
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, television personality
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1959–1966 (group)
1966–2018 (solo)
Labels
  • Columbia (UK)
  • Laurie (US)
Associated acts

Gerard Marsden MBE (24 September 1942 – 3 January 2021) was an English pop rock singer-songwriter, guitarist and television personality. He was best known for being leader of the Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers.

Marsden died on 3 January 2021 at the age of 78 from a heart infection in Liverpool.

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