Marc Bolan (// BOH-lən; born Mark Feld; 30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977) was an English rock singer-songwriter and musician. He was one of the most important musicians of the glam rock movement in the early 1970s. He was known for being part of the band T. Rex. Bolan was born in London. His career began in 1957.
Bolan's March 1971 appearance on the BBC's music show Top of the Pops, wearing glitter on the face while performing "Hot Love", is seen as the beginning of the glam rock movement. From 1973, he started mixing rock music with funk, soul, gospel, disco and R&B.
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