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Rapp, Tom

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Personal name headingRapp, Tom
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Variant(s)Rapp, Thomas
See alsoCorporate body: Pearls Before Swine (Musical group)
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LocatedMelbourne (Fla.)
Birth date1947-03-08
Death date2018-02-11
Place of birthBottineau (N.D.)
Place of deathMelbourne (Fla.)
Field of activitySinging Popular music--Writing and publishing Psychedelic rock music Folk music Popular music Law
AffiliationPearls Before Swine (Musical group)
Profession or occupationRock musicians Singers Composers
Singers Composers Lawyers
Found inCity of gold, 1971: container (Tom Rapp, vocals) label (Thomas Rapp)
Washington post WWW site, viewed Feb. 14, 2018 (Tom Rapp, a singer and songwriter with a slight lisp, gentle voice and apocalyptic vision, traits that helped make his band Pearls Before Swine one of the most enduring and eccentric groups of rock music's late-'60s underground scene, died Feb. 11 [2018] at his home in Melbourne, Fla.; he was 70; quit music in 1976 after less than a decade of full-time performing; went on to become a civil rights lawyer in Philadelphia; Thomas Dale Rapp was born in Bottineau, N.D., on March 8, 1947; received a bachelor's degree from Brandeis University in 1981 and graduated from law school at the University of Pennsylvania three years later, focusing on discrimination law in a legal career that eventually took him to Florida; eventually returned to music, performing in 1997 with his son's band Shy Camp at the Terrastock music festival in Providence, R.I.; released a solo album, "A Journal of the Plague Year," two years later, recording with the psychedelic-folk duo Damon & Naomi and the Bevis Frond, a British rock group)
Wikipedia, February 13, 2018: (Thomas Dale "Tom" Rapp (March 8, 1947-February 11, 2018) was an American singer and songwriter, best known as the leader of Pearls Before Swine, the psychedelic folk rock group of the 1960s and 1970s. He later practiced as a lawyer; Born in Bottineau, North Dakota)
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