Levon Helm

Ringo Starr, Levon Helm & Jim Kelfner
1940 - 2012

Levon Helm  American Guitarist


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Levon Helm passed away on 19th Apr 2012 aged 71.


Levon Helm was previously married to Sandra Dodd (1981 - 2012).

He was in a relationship with Cathy Smith (1963).


American Guitarist Levon Helm was born Mark Lavon Helm on 26th May, 1940 in Marvell, Arkansas, USA and passed away on 19th Apr 2012 New York City, New York, USA aged 71. He is most remembered for Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Band) in 1994. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Levon Helm is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Arkansas, Levon Helm and 20th-century Canadian musicians.


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Married1 31 years, 3 months - -
Dating1 54 years, 10 months - -
Total2 54 years, 10 months 43 years, 7 months 31 years, 3 months


First Name Mark
Middle Name Lavon
Last Name Helm
Full Name at Birth Mark Lavon Helm
Alternative Name Levon Helm
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1940
Birthplace Marvell, Arkansas, USA
Died 19th April, 2012
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Guitarist
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Band) in 1994
Music Genre (Text) Rock and roll, rhythm and blues, rock, blues, country, folk, roots rock
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1957–2012
Music Style Rock & Roll, Country-Rock, Roots Rock, Psychedelic, Folk-Rock
Music Mood Earnest, Earthy, Organic, Gritty
Instrument Drums, Vocals, Mandolin
Instrument (text) Vocals, drums, percussions, mandolin, guitar, bass, harmonica, banjo, violin
Record Label Capitol, Mobile Fidelity, MCA, Breeze Hill, Levon
Associated Acts The Band, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Bob Dylan, Levon Helm's Ramble on the Road, Levon Helm and The RCO All-Stars, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash
Official Websites http://levonhelm.com
Father Diamond Helm
Mother Nell Helm

Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012) was an American rock 'n' roller, Americana musician, and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for The Band. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, country-accented voice, multi-instrumental ability, and creative drumming style highlighted on many of The Band's recordings, such as "The Weight", "Up on Cripple Creek", and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down".

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Levon Helm71 GeminiGuitarist
Sandra Dodd63 LeoActivist
Cathy Smith69 TaurusSocialite


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