Drummer and lyricist for the Rush rock band
Neil Peart

Neil Ellwood Peart, OC (born 12 September 1952), is a Canadian-American author and retired musician, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances, including an induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1983, making him the youngest person ever so honored. His drumming is known for its technical proficiency and his live performances are known for their exacting nature and stamina.


Neil Peart - The Advocates
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12 Sep 1952, Cornelius Ellwood Peart, in Hamilton, Ontario


7 Jan 2020, in Santa Monica, California


Rush, Drummer, lyricist

Web Pages

Neil Peart - The Advocates
Biography, picture and quotes
"There are good drummers. There are great drummers. And then there's Neil Peart of the Canadian progressive rock band Rush. Peart (pronounced 'Peert') is one of the most honored and influential drummers in rock history."


Neil Peart - Hero of the Day, The Daily Objectivist, 2000

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