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Pete Townshend Net Worth:
Pete Townshend Net Worth:Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, known principally as the guitarist and songwriter for the rock group the Who. His career with the Who spans 50 years, during which time the band grew to be considered one of the most influential bands of the 1960s and 1970s.Townshend is the primary songwriter for the Who, having written well over 100 songs for the band's 11 studio albums, including concept albums and the rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia, plus popular rock and roll radio staples such as Who's Next, and dozens more that appeared as non-album singles, bonus tracks on reissues, and tracks on rarities compilations such as Odds & Sods. He has also written over 100 songs that have appeared on his solo albums, as well as radio jingles and television theme songs. Although known primarily as a guitarist, he also plays other instruments such as keyboards, banjo, accordion, harmonica, ukulele, mandolin, violin, synthesiser, bass guitar and drums, on his own solo albums, several Who albums, and as a guest contributor to a wide array of other artists' recordings. He is self-taught on all of the instruments he plays and has never had any formal training.Townshend has also been a contributor and author of newspaper and magazine articles, book reviews, essays, books, and scripts, as well as collaborating as a lyricist (and composer) for many other musical acts. Townshend was ranked No. 3 in Dave Marsh's list of Best Guitarists in The New Book of Rock Lists, No. 10 in Gibson.com's list of the top 50 guitarists, and No. 10 again in Rolling Stone magazine's updated 2011 list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Townshend was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Who in 1990.
|Birth date:||May 19, 1945 age 70|
|Birth place:||Chiswick, London, United Kingdom|
|Height:||6 ft (1.829 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Keyboard Player, Author, Composer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Film Producer|
|Education:||Ealing Art College|
|Spouse:||Karen Astley (m. 1968–2009)|
|Children:||Emma Townshend, Aminta Townshend, Joseph Townshend, Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Let My Love Open the Door|
|Parents:||Betty Townshend, Cliff Townshend, Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Let My Love Open the Door|
|Siblings:||Simon Townshend, Paul Townshend, Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Let My Love Open the Door|
|Awards:||Kennedy Center Honors, Tony Award for Best Original Score, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Broadway Musical, Brit Award for Life Achievement, Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Let My Love Open the Door|
|Music groups:||The Who, Deep End, Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Let My Love Open the Door|
|Nominations:||Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, MTV Video Music Award for Best Stage Performance, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, Academy Award for Best Original Song Score, Who Are You, Baba O'Riley, Let My Love Open the Door|
|Movies:||Tommy, Quadrophenia, Tommy and Quadrophenia Live, The Kids Are Alright, The Who at Kilburn: 1977, The Who & Special Guests: Live at the Royal Albert Hall, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, The Life & Music of Ronnie Lane: The Passing Show, Who's Better, Who's Best, Dear Mr. Fantasy: A Celebration for Jim Capaldi, Being Mick, Classic Albums: The Who – Who's Next, Live in Boston, The Who Special Edition EP, Pete Townshend: Music from Lifehouse, Pete Townshend: Psychoderelict: Live in New York, John Entwistle: An Ox's Tale, SXSW: Live 2007, The Who, the Mods, and the Quadrophenia Connection, Brian Wilson: On Tour, The Who: Maximum R&B Live, The Who: In Their Own Words, The Who: Up Close and Personal, O Parvardigar, The Who|