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Rick Wakeman

Rick WakemanAKA Richard Christopher Wakeman

Born: 18-May-1949
Birthplace: Perivale, Middlesex, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Keyboards, Yes

Father: Cyril Wakeman (musician)
Mother: Mildred
Wife: Ros Woolford (div.)
Son: Oliver Wakeman (b. 1972)
Son: Adam Wakeman (musician, b. 1974)
Wife: Danielle Corminboeuf (div.)
Son: Benjamin Wakeman (b. 1978)
Wife: Nina Carter (model, m. 1984, div. 2000)
Daughter: Jemma Wakeman (b. 1983)
Son: Oscar Wakeman (b. 1986)
Girlfriend: Denise Girard (extramarital affair, broken engagement, one daughter)
Daughter: Amanda (b. 1986, with Girard)

    University: Royal College of Music (attended 1969)

    David Bowie Keyboardist (1969, 1971, and 1989
    Junior's Eyes Keyboardist (1969)
    The Strawbs Keyboardist (1970-71)
    Shawn Phillips Keyboardist (1970-71)
    Elton John Keyboardist (1971)
    Cat Stevens Keyboardist (1971)
    T-Rex Keyboardist (1971)
    Yes Keyboardist (1971-74, 1976-79, 1990-91, 1995-97, and 2003)
    Lou Reed Keyboardist (1972)
    Al Stewart Keyboardist (1972 and 1974)
    Black Sabbath Keyboardist (1974)
    Vivian Stanshall Keyboardist (1981)
    Denny Laine Keyboardist (1986)
    Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe Keyboardist (1989-90)
    Ozzy Osbourne Keyboardist (1995)
    Rick Wakeman
    Heart Attack 3 times
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Hepatitis

    Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (14-Sep-2007) · Himself
    Moog (3-Jul-2004) · Himself
    Alone (11-Apr-2002)
    Yessongs (19-Oct-1975) · Himself
    Lisztomania (10-Oct-1975)

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Author of books:
Grumpy Old Rockstar and Other Wonderous Stories (2008)
Further Adventures of a Grumpy Old Rock Star (2010)

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