AKA Robert George Meek
Birthplace: Newent, Gloucestershire, England
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Suicide 
Remains: Buried, Newent Cemetery, Newent, Gloucestershire, England
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Music Producer
Executive summary: Innovative record producer
Produced the single "Telstar" (1962) by The Tornadoes, the first British record to be a number 1 hit in the United States.
 On the anniversary of Buddy Holly's death, Meek killed his landlady with a shotgun before turning the gun on himself.
Shot: Self-Inflicted (3-Feb-1967)
Risk Factors: Dyslexia, Depression
Is the subject of documentaries:
The Strange Life of Joe Meek, 1991
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