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Bob Weir Biography

Juna Magar Tue Jan, 2017
Bob Weir

Facts of Bob Weir

Date of Birth: 1947 , October-16
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Bob Weir

1947 Born in United States
1972 First solo album Ace
1994 Inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
2011 Founded Tamalpais Research Institute
1974 Began working with Jeff Hasselberger
2016 Released New album Blue Mountain
2016 Received the Award for Lifetime Achievement Award
1999 Married with Natascha Muenter

Detail Timeline of Bob Weir

October 16 , 1947

Born in United States

 Bob Weir was born in San Francisco, California, U.S. on October 16, 1947. His birth name is  Robert Hall "Bob" Weir. He was raised by his adoptive parents  Frederic Utter and Eleanor Cramer Weir. He grew up in the suburb of Atherton.

1972

First solo album Ace

Weir's first solo album "Ace" appeared in 1972, with the Grateful Dead performing as the band on the album, though credited individually. Ace was the first solo album by Grateful Dead rhythm guitarist Bob Weir.

 

 

1994

Inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

He was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Grateful Dead in the year 1994. is a hall of fame and museum located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, United States. 

2011

Founded Tamalpais Research Institute

In 2011, Robert Hall "Bob" Weir founded the Tamalpais Research Institute, also known as TRI Studios. TRI is a high-tech recording studio and virtual music venue, used to stream live concerts over the internet in high-definition.

 

 

1974

Began working with Jeff Hasselberger

In 1974, Weir began working with Jeff Hasselberger at "Ibanez" to develop a custom instrument. it is a Japanese guitar brand owned by Hoshino Gakki. Based in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Hoshino Gakki were one of the first Japanese musical instrument companies to gain a significant foothold in import guitar sales in the United States and Europe.

 

2016

Released New album Blue Mountain

 Weir released a new album of "cowboy songs" titled Blue Mountain in 2016. The album was inspired by his time working as a ranch hand in Wyoming when he was fifteen years old. Blue Mountain is a solo album by former Grateful Dead singer and guitarist Bob Weir.

 

2016

Received the Award for Lifetime Achievement Award

Weir received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville, TN and at the same year, he also received the first ever Les Paul Spirit Award, from the Les Paul Foundation.

 

1999

Married with Natascha Muenter

Bob Weir got married to Natascha Muenter on July 15, 1999, in a private ceremony in Mill Valley, CA. The reception was held at the Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club, with the newlyweds arriving in a horse-drawn carriage. 

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Age 69, Bob Weir holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moving to his personal life he is happily married man.  Bob Weir and his wife Natascha Muenter were married on July 15, 1999, in a private ceremony in Mill Valley, CA. The couple has two children together, Chloe Kaelia Weir,  and Shala Monet Weir. Weir played mostly rhythm guitar and sang many of the band's rock-n-roll tunes. As a guitarist, he is known for his unique style of complex voice leading. He is active on social sites. The Grateful Dead band member Bob Weir's net worth is U.S $ 30, Million.