Bob Neuwirth Death: Obituary, Cause Of Death, Wife, Children

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Bob Neuwirth Death: Bob Neuwirth, a musician, composer, and visual artist best known for his work with Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and John Cale, died on May 18, 2022, at the age of 82.

Bob passed away from heart failure.

Bob Neuwirth Death

Until his death, Bob was in a domestic partnership with Paula Batson.

Bob began his education at Ohio University before moving to Boston in 1959 to pursue an arts scholarship at Tufts University’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

Bob returned to Boston after a vacation in Paris and took a job at an art supply business.

During this period, Bob also picked up the banjo and guitar, paving the way for him to become a mainstay of the Cambridge, Massachusetts folk scene in the early 1960s.

Bob became friends with Bob Dylan, with whom he starred in D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary Don’t Look Back and Dylan’s own self-referential romantic fantasy/tour film Renaldo and Clara. Bob Neuwirth Death

Bob put together the supporting band for Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue in 1975.

Bob co-wrote the song “Mercedes Benz” with Janis Joplin and poet Michael McClure.

Janis Joplin would have a significant (posthumous) hit record with Kris Kristofferson’s song “Me and Bobby McGee” after Bob introduced them (which Neuwirth first played for Joplin.) Bob Neuwirth Death

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