Phillip Chapman Lesh (born March 15, 1940) is an American musician. He was one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead, with whom he played bass guitar throughout their 30-year career. After the band's disbanding in 1995, Lesh continued the tradition of Grateful Dead family music with side project Phil Lesh and Friends.
|Birth name||Phillip Chapman Lesh|
|Born||March 15, 1940|
Berkeley, California, U.S.
|Instruments||Bass guitar, vocals|
In October 2015, Lesh revealed that he had undergone surgery as treatment for bladder cancer. He stated that his prognosis was good and that he expected to make a full recovery.
- ↑ Kreps, Daniel (October 17, 2015). "Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh Reveals Bladder Cancer Battle" Archived 2017-10-12 at the Wayback Machine, Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
- Philzone.com—Phil Lesh and Friends fan site
- Parker, T. Virgil. "Phil Lesh: All in the Music", College Crier Archived 2007-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
-  free download of Phil Lesh and Friends audio