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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Alex Lifeson Celebrates His 62nd Birthday!

Alex Lifeson
Alex Lifeson, one of the founding members of Rush and the band's seminal guitarist, is celebrating his 62nd birthday today. It was on this date back in 1953 that Rush Guitarist Alex Lifeson (born Aleksandar Zivojinovich) came into the world in Fernie, British Columbia. As Rush fans know, Lifeson co-founded the band in the summer of 1968 along with John Rutsey, the band's original drummer. Alex was also responsible for bringing front-man Geddy Lee into the mix.

While Alex is obviously best known for being the guitarist for Rush, he's also the part owner of the Toronto restaurant The Orbit Room, is a licensed aircraft pilot, motorcycle rider, a gourmet cook, an artist and has also dabbled with a little acting now and again.

Happy Birthday, Alex and many happy returns!

3 comments:

  1. Happy birthday Alex. Hope you have a wonderful day!!

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  2. HBD Lerxst. You are the greatest player of all time IMO.

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  3. Happy Belated Birthday Alex! All the best on your future endeavors:)

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