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Jaco Pastorius

Jaco PastoriusAKA John Francis Pastorius III

Born: 1-Dec-1951
Birthplace: Norristown, PA
Died: 21-Sep-1987
Location of death: Fort Lauderdale, FL [1]
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Buried, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, North Lauderdale, FL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Bassist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bassist for Weather Report

[1] Broward General Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Father: Jack Pastorius
Wife: Stephanie
Sister: Roseanne
Brother: Gregory
Brother: Rory
Daughter: Mary Pastorius
Son: John Pastorius
Wife: Ingrid Pastorius (m. 1979, div. 1985)
Son: Julius Josef Pastorius (twin, b. 9-Jun-1982)
Son: Felix Xavier Pastorius (twin, b. 9-Jun-1982)

    High School: Northeast High School, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Teacher: University of Miami Florida (1973)

    Weather Report Bassist (1976-81)
    Car Theft Miami, FL (4-Aug-1987)
    Breaking and Entering Fort Lauderdale, FL (1987)
    Coma Midnight Bottle Club, Wilton Manors, FL (11-Sep-1987)
    Aneurysm (19-Sep-1987)
    Risk Factors: Depression, Alcoholism, Cocaine

Official Website:

Is the subject of books:
Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius, 1995, BY: Bill Milkowski

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