Bob Weir

American musician; member of the Grateful Dead

Robert Hall "Bob" Weir (born October 16, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is known for creating the band Grateful Dead.

Bob Weir
Bob Weir performing in 2007
Bob Weir performing in 2007
Background information
Birth nameRobert Hall Weir
Born (1947-10-16) October 16, 1947 (age 76)
San Francisco, California United States
GenresPsychedelic rock, rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar,
Years active1963–present
LabelsWarner Bros., Arista, Grateful Dead

Weir was born in San Francisco, California. He studied at Menlo Atherton High School.[1]


  1. McNally, Dennis. A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead. New York: Broadway Books, 2002. ISBN 0-7679-1185-7

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