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West, Leslie

LC control no.n 92037931
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Personal name headingWest, Leslie
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Variant(s)Weinstein, Leslie, 1945-2020
See alsoCorporate body: Mountain (Musical group)
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Birth date1945-10-22
Death date2020-12-22
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityPopular music
Profession or occupationGuitarists Singers
Found inGuitar's practicing musicians [SR] p1989: label (Leslie West)
Guardian WWW site, viewed Jan. 15, 2021 (Leslie West (Leslie Weinstein), musician, born 22 October 1945; died 22 December 2020; born Leslie Weinstein in New York; changed his surname to West. His band Mountain made a spectacular impact when they played their fourth gig at the original Woodstock festival in August 1969. West had a powerful presence as a singer, but it was his massive, overdriven guitar sound that became the group's most memorable trademark)
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