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12th September 1952

Neil Peart

Canadian-American drummer , lyricist, and author

Neil Ellwood Peart,, 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 honoured. His drumming is known for its technical proficiency and his live performances are known for their exacting nature and stamina.

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