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Peter Green Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 30, 2020

Short Biography

Peter Green was born on 29-10-1946 in Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom. He was an English Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist & the Founder of Fleetwood Mac, a British-American rock band established in 1967. He was also renowned as an English guitarist and for the "Blues Rock" genre of music.

Other Name: Peter Allen Greenbaum, Peter Greenbaum, Peter
Other Professions: Singer Songwriter Recording Artist Founder

Peter Green Complete Bio & Career

At the age of 15 years, Green professionally came into the music industry. He first time performed with the “Bobby Dennis and the Dominoes” band in bass guitar show. This band was famous for rock ‘n’ roll standards and pop chart covers, music. As “Hank Marvin” was his favorite guitarist. Therefore, the musician played “The shadows” song at midnight to give him tribute from his album “ Tribute Twan” in 1996.
Later on, he took part in rhythm and blues outfit, the muskrats band which is also known “The Tridents” where he played bass guitar. Due to his talent, he got selected as lead guitarist in “Peter B’s Looner’s” band by Peter Bardens who was also a renowned guitarist.
Peter rose to fame when he was invited for joining the three music concerts of the “John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers” band. By luck, one of these band’s members named “Chapton” left his position that permanently occupied by Green.
In the year of 1967, he started recording with the “John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers” band and released his first album “A Hard Road” which was liked by people. He also showed his compositions in it such as “The Supernatural” and “The Same Way” etcetera. By this period, he became popular with “The Green God” nickname.
Moreover, Green established his band with the name “Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac featuring Jeremy Spencer”. In which, he involved Mick Fleetwood to play drums and Jeremy Spencer to play guitar. Within a month, they became famous and got a chance to perform in the “Windsor National Jazz and Blues Festival” in 1967.
Later on, Peter wrote more and more compositions for his band and released “Mr. Wonderful” and “Black Magic Woman” in 1968 at their studio album. His “Black Magic Woman” was most loved by individuals and ranked on the top position in charts. After this, his career reached the top on the peak and he released several compositions every year such as “Man of the World”, “Albatross”, “Blue James in Chicago”, “Oh Well” and so forth. Peter also recorded “The End of the Game” jam session.
After the long break, he initiated his work with Michael (brother) and signed the contract with Peter Vernon-Kell’s PVK Level and also highlighted in Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk”. He gave a contribution to “The Visitor” album by Mick Fleetwood and their song “Rattlesnake Shake” had gained huge popularity. Henry Hadaway released a BBC Four documentary named “Man of the World” in 2009, in which he wrote about Peter Green’s life and the band “Peter Green and Friends”.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Peter Green died on 25-07-2020 in Canvey Island, United Kingdom. He died at the age of 73 in his sleep.

DEATHDAY 25 July,2020 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Canvey Island, Essex
DEATH COUNTRY United Kingdom

Peter Green Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Joe Greenbaum & Ann Greenbaum in the 29th of October 1946 in England, in the English family. His father was a businessman where his mother was a housewife. Green was their 4th child so they loved him a lot. Green took his early life education from the local school of his town. He had a great interest in music from an early age. Therefore, he learned to play guitar from his elder brother Michael at the age of 11 years.


Later on, he was married to Jane Samuels from 1978 to 1979 & together had a daughter named Rosebud Samuels-Greenbaum. He loved her daughter so much and fulfill all her wishes.

Life's Important Dates Of Peter Green

Body Measurements

Chest Size 36
Waist Size 35
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Bethnal Green, London, England
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Address Bethnal Green, London, England
School Local School of London
College University of London
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Singing, Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $15 million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Brand Louis Philippe
Favorite Player Lionel Messi
Favorite Sport Football, Golf
Favorite Actress Emma Thompson
Favorite Actor Tom Hardy
Favorite Film Director J Balvin
Favorite Movie Comedy Movies
Favorite Singer Elvis Presley
Favorite Song Jazz Music
Favorite Place Europe
Favorite Dress Coat-pant
Favorite Food Non-Veg

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Peter Green

  • The guitarist had the Virgo sun sign which is represented to Goddess of wheat and agriculture. People with this sun sign are logical, systematic, practical, and hot-tempered in their approach to life.
  • He faced the problem of schizophrenia (mental illness) for a long period of time. He cured by electroconvulsive therapies and psychotherapies to overcome these mental troubles.
  • In 1977, he was arrested in the case of harm to his accountant by a shotgun. He was also addicted to drugs and faced the problem of poverty in the 1970s to 1980s.
  • Undoubtedly, he participated in several bands but his formation for "Fleetwood Mac" is included in his most prominent work.

Peter Green Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Peter Green was 73 years 8 months & 27 days old age.