Person    | Male  Born 30/9/1947  Died 16/9/1977

Marc Bolan

Categories: Music / songs

Singer and guitarist in his band T.Rex. Born as Mark Feld at Hackney General Hospital on 30th September 1947 and grew up at 25 Stoke Newington Common. As a young teenager worked on the counter at the 2I’s coffee bar. Died in a car-crash on Barnes Common. After a night out his girlfriend, Gloria Jones, driving a purple mini home to 142 Upper Richmond Road West, crashed into a tree. Bolan died in the crash; Jones was injured but survived.

Londonist have photos and a map showing Bolan's life in London. View from the Mirror has a tribute with photos and videos.

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Marc Bolan

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Marc Bolan - N16

He was here for his first 15 years.

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Marc Bolan shrine - bust

Unveiled by Rolan Bolan, Marc's son, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of B...

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Marc Bolan shrine - plaque - TAG

These steps were laid on January 9th & 10th 2000 by TAG (T-Rex Action Gro...

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Marc Bolan shrine - PRS

In Respectful memory of Marc Bolan, 30th September 1947 - 16th September 1977...

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