Peter Stampfel

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Peter Stampfel
Birth name Peter Stampfel
Born (1938-10-29) October 29, 1938 (age 76)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Genres Folk
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments fiddle, violin, guitar, banjo
Years active 1963–present
Associated acts Holy Modal Rounders

Peter Stampfel (born October 29, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin[1]) is an American fiddle player, violinist and singer-songwriter. He is perhaps best known for his work in the psychedelic folk band The Holy Modal Rounders. Stampfel was also briefly a member of The Fugs and has been the leader of several musical projects including The Bottlecaps and the WORM All-Stars. He's also performed with They Might Be Giants, The Roches, Yo La Tengo, Bongwater, Jeffrey Lewis, Michael Hurley and Loudon Wainwright III.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Layne, Joslyn. "Peter Stampfel". Allmusic. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Gross, Jason (September 1996). "Peter Stampfel interview". Perfect Sound Forever. Retrieved August 16, 2012.