Benmont Tench

Benmont Tench

Benmont Tench  American Musician


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Benmont Tench is a 63 year old American Musician. Born Benjamin Montmorency Tench III on 7th September, 1954 in Gainesville, Florida, USA, he is famous for Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Benmont Tench is a member of the following lists: Mudcrutch members, Musicians from Gainesville, Florida and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers members.


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First Name Benjamin
Last Name Tench
Full Name at Birth Benjamin Montmorency Tench III
Alternative Name Benmont Tench
Age 63 years
Birthday 7th September, 1954
Birthplace Gainesville, Florida, USA
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 180lbs (82 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature He playes on piano, keyboard, mellotron, synthesizer, clavinet, accordion, guitar, bass, drums, His first recital was at age 6, He met Tom Petty at age 11, He and Tom Petty played together in Sundownes, He is a member of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, He is a member of Mudcrutch, He received two ASCAP songwriters awards, He is a member of The Strols, He with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, He with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, He with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers received the keys to the city of Gainesville, Florida, He likes country music very much
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, USA
University Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Keyboardist
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Music Genre (Text) Rock, country
Year(s) Active 1974–present
Instrument (text) Piano, organ, Mellotron, synthesizer, clavinet, accordion, guitar, bass guitar, drums, vocals
Associated Acts Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch, Don Henley, Johnny Cash, Works Progress Administration, Roy Orbison
Brand Endorsement Steinway Grand Piano, Hammond C-3 Organ, Vox Continental Organ
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Father Benjamin Montmorency Tench Jr.
Mother Mary Catherine McInnis Tench
Friend Tom Petty
Associated People Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Ron Blair, Scott Thorston, Steve Ferrone, Stan Lynch, Howie Epstein, Tom Leadon, Randall Marsh, Jim Lenahan, Danny Roberts, Charlie Souza, Don Henley, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, John Prine, Ringo Starr, John Fegherty, Elvis Costello, Waylon Jennings, Paul Westenberg, John Rzeznik, Robby Takac, Mike Malinin, Billie Joe Armstrong, Neil Diamond, Sean Watkins, Glen Phillips, Greg Leisz, Pete Thomas, Davey Faragher
Favorite People Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison
Favorite Bands Beatles
Favorite Songs Stay Forever
Favorite Places Los Angeles, San Francisco, Gainesville, New York, Miami, New Orleans, Exeter, Malibu
Favorite Colors Black, Brown, Grey, White, Green, Blue, Red
Favorite Accessories Hats, Sunglasses

Benjamin Montmorency "Benmont" Tench III (born September 7, 1953) is an American keyboardist best known as a founding member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Too Good to Be True1992Movie
Into the Great Wide Open1991Benmont TenchMovie
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Learning to Fly1991Benmont TenchMovie




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