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
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Bob Weir performing in 2007
Background information
Birth nameRobert Hall Weir
Born (1947-10-16) October 16, 1947 (age 73)
San Francisco, California United States
GenresPsychedelic rock, rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar,
Years active1963–present
LabelsWarner Bros., Arista, Grateful Dead
Associated actsGrateful Dead, Kingfish, Bobby and the Midnites, RatDog, The Other Ones, The Dead, Furthur

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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