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Bernie Marsden Cause of Death: Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Bernie Marsden Cause of Death, Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth – Bernie Marsden is an English rock and blues guitarist known for hit songs, such as “Fool for Your Loving“, “Walking in the Shadow of the Blues”.

Bernie Marsden Biography

He was born on 7 May 1951.

His inaugural Guitar Mojo Experience was held at Arts at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire in 2018 and 2019. A third Mojo was scheduled for July 2020.

In 2015, the University of Buckingham granted Bernie Marsden an honorary Master of Arts degree.

In 2021, Bernie Marsden was crowned The Lord Of The Blues at the HRH Awards.

He is primarily known for his work with Whitesnake having written or co-written with David Coverdale many of the group’s hit songs, such as “Here I Go Again”.

Bernie Marsden Age

He died at the age of 72 years.

Bernie Marsden Height


Bernie Marsden Nationality

He is an English

Bernie Marsden Parents

Details about his parents are not provided

Bernie Marsden Siblings

Details about his siblings are not provided

Bernie Marsden Cause of Death

On the evening of 24 August 2023, Marsden died with his wife and two daughters at his side. Marsden’s former bandmate, David Coverdale later then expressed his condolences on his Twitter (X) account Friday morning.

Bernie Marsden Career

Bernie is also well known as, Guitarist who played with the band Whitesnake, as well as working as a songwriter, penning the hit “Here I Go Again.”

Bernie is originated from England. He has had the opportunity to play with boyhood idol, Paul McCartney.

Outside of making records Bernie has played with some of the greatest rock and roll musicians of all time. Playing alongside Robert Plant, Paul Weller, Jon Lord, Gary Moore, being part of the Ringo Starr Band, Cozy Powell, Rory Gallagher, Jack Bruce, Warren Haynes, Joe Bonamassa.

After playing with local Buckingham based groups, including Clockwork Mousetrap (previously The Daystroms), Marsden formed Skinny Cat at the age of 17.

Marsden got his first professional gig with UFO in 1972. He next played with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey in 1973, before he joined drummer Cozy Powell’s band Cozy Powell’s Hammer. He then joined Babe Ruth in 1975, and played on two releases for Capitol Records, Stealin’ Home (1975) and Kid’s Stuff (1976). During his time with Babe Ruth, Cozy Powell recommended him to Jon Lord, who was forming a post Deep Purple band with Ian Paice, Paice Ashton Lord, in 1976, with Tony Ashton .[

During his time recording the Malice in Wonderland

album with Paice Ashton Lord, Marsden worked alongside saxophonist Howie Casey who recommended Marsden join Paul McCartney‘s Wings, but the position never materialised, as Whitesnake was being formed at the same time period.

Following his departure from Whitesnake, Marsden formed a short-lived band called Bernie Marsden’s SOS. Not long after, Bernie Marsden formed the band Alaska with Robert Hawthorne on vocals and Richard Bailey on keyboards. Alaska released two melodic rock albums in two years, Heart of the Storm (1984) and The Pack (1985), before splitting. In 1986, he put together MGM with former Whitesnake members Neil Murray and his replacement guitarist in Whitesnake Mel Galley. The band, briefly, also included former Toto vocalist, Bobby Kimball. Recordings were made but still remain unreleased.

Marsden released two solo albums during his time in Whitesnake. First released in Japan on the Japanese label Trash/Trio in 1979, And About Time Too, became the number one import into the UK. EMI Records soon picked up the rights to the album and released it in Europe shortly before the release of Marsden’s second solo album, Look At Me Now, in 1981.

In 2021, Bernie Marsden teamed up with Conquest Music to release his next solo album, “Kings”, a tribute to the Blues giants, Albert King, Freddie King and BB King. “Kings” reached #18 in the UK album sales chart and was followed quickly by the release of “Chess”, inspired by the legendary Chicago based Chess label.

PRS Guitars released a Bernie Marsden Signature Edition guitar, and Gibson Guitars made a limited edition number of his Gibson Les Paul guitar known as “The Beast”. His second book, released in 2018, is Tales of Tone and Volume and is a large tome featuring his guitar collection. Marsden contributed a column to Guitarist magazine in 2018–19

Bernie Marsden Wife

He was married to Frances Plummer

Bernie Marsden Children

He has two daughters, Charlotte and Olivia.

Bernie Marsden Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $12 Million

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