John Bonham

John Bonham
1948 - 1980
John Bonham  British Drummer

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John Bonham was previously married to Patricia Bonham (1968 - 1980).

John Bonham had encounters with Connie Hamzy (1972), Dahlia (1968) and Josette Caruso.


British Drummer John Bonham was born John Henry Bonham on 31st May, 1948 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK and passed away on 25th Sep 1980 Jimmy Page`s home - The Old Mill House in Clewer, Windsor, England aged 32. He is most remembered for drummer & songwriter for Led Zeppelin. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

John Bonham is a member of the following lists: 1980 deaths, 1948 births and English rock drummers.


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Married1 15 years, 8 months - -
Encounter3 - - -
Total4 15 years, 8 months 3 years, 11 months -


First Name John
Middle Name Henry
Last Name Bonham
Full Name at Birth John Henry Bonham
Alternative Name Bonzo, The Beast
Age 32 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st May, 1948
Birthplace Redditch, Worcestershire, England, UK
Died 25th September, 1980
Place of Death Jimmy Page`s home - The Old Mill House in Clewer, Windsor, England
Cause of Death Asphyxiation Caused By Choking On His Own Vomit
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature John Bonham is still regularly voted in polls as the greatest and most influential rock drummer of all time..., According to Plant: "Bonzo was totally and absolutely devoted to getting it right. Everything that he listened to he could go beyond, not only could he recreate it but he could take it somewhere new. He knew that he was a powerhouse among drummers... we seemed to have a great affinity for each other"..., Bonham died aged 32 in 1980. He had a reputation as a heavy drinker and had consumed too much vodka in the 24 hours before his death, which caused vomiting and asphyxiation..., Powerful and energetic drum work..., His beard..., Enormous drum sound..., Fast bass-drumming..., Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Led Zeppelin in 1995..., Sister is Deborah/Debbie Bonham, who has a singing career of her own..., Bonham died in Jimmy Page`s home - The Old Mill House in Windsor, England..., As a rule, John Bonham strenuously avoided granting interviews, valuing his own privacy. However, the drummer relented on just the one occasion when he agreed to be interviewed by Billy Connolly...
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Wiltan House public school (dropped out)
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Drummer
Claim to Fame drummer & songwriter for Led Zeppelin
Music Genre (Text) Hard rock, Heavy Metal, Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Rock, Psychedelia
Year(s) Active 1962–1980, 1962–80
Instrument (text) Drums, Percussion
Record Label Atlantic, Swan Song
Associated Acts Led Zeppelin, Band of Joy, The Yardbirds, Terry Web and The Spiders, The Blue Star Trio
Official Websites,,,
Mother Joan Bonham
Brother Mick Bonham (Younger Brother)
Sister Deborah Bonham (Younger Sister)
Family Member Billy Bonham (Cousin)
Pets Buddy Rich (jazz drummer), Gene Krupa (jazz drummer)

John Henry Bonham (31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer for the English rock band Led Zeppelin. Esteemed for his speed, power, fast bass drumming, distinctive sound, and feel for the groove, he is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential rock drummers in history.

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John Bonham32 GeminiDrummer
Connie Hamzy68 CapricornPersonality
Patricia Bonham-Relative
Josette Caruso-Socialite


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ZoëFemalePatricia Bonham
JasonMale15th July, 196656 years oldPatricia Bonham


Led Zeppelin: Hot Dog1979John BonhamMusic Video
Son of Dracula1973The Count DownesMovie


Posted commentsView all comments (11)

neuroticsAug 11, 2010

like you said little queenie, this site is a who`s dated who site, it`s for relationships! otherwise, why do i come to this site, i`ll go elsewhere!!?

little_queenieslittle_queeniesAug 5, 2010

the most important is not the relationships he had (although this site is for relationships), if not his talent. I can add more relationships but I need reliable sources, thanks

led zeppelin rulzMar 5, 2010

I`m sure he got more groupies than that!

alloNov 13, 2009

didn`t he had others affairs with groupie. i read somewhere he got miss lucy from the gto`s

bonzo the clownOct 11, 2009

didn`t he had an affair with lori maddox.

noeticsponging.wordpress.comMar 6, 2009

Bonzo`s beat is all about the adrenalin rush you feel

little_queenieslittle_queeniesJul 22, 2008

He was so so tallented, the best one. we will always miss him...

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