Dave Torbert


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Dave Torbert

Dave Torbert Death

Dave passed away on December 7, 1982 at the age of 34.

Dave Torbert death quick facts:
  • When did Dave Torbert die?

    December 7, 1982
  • How old was Dave Torbert when died?


Dave Torbert Birthday and Date of Death

Dave Torbert was born on June 7, 1948 and died on December 7, 1982. Dave was 34 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: June 7, 1948
Date of Death: December 7, 1982
Age at Death: 34

Dave Torbert - Biography

Dave Torbert (June 7, 1948 – December 7, 1982) was a Bay Area musician, best known for his associations with the Grateful Dead and the New Riders of the Purple Sage. He played bass for the latter group, replacing Phil Lesh during the sessions for their first album. He also played on "Box of Rain", a song from American Beauty, and on "Greatest Story Ever Told" from Bob Weir's solo album Ace. Additionally, he was a founding member, with Matthew Kelly, of the band Kingfish. Torbert died of a heart attack in 1982. Among the songs that Torbert wrote and sang lead with the New Riders were "California Day", "Contract", "Gypsy Cowboy", "Groupie", "On My Way Back Home", "It's Alright with Me", "Important Exportin' Man", and "Thank the Day".