Peter Wood (musician)

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Peter John Wood
Also known as Peter Woods
Born 9 April 1950
Origin Middlesex, England
Died December 1993 (age 43)
New York City
Occupation(s) Session keyboardist
Years active 1976–1993
Associated acts

Peter John Wood (9 April 1950 – December 1993)[1] was an English musician, a keyboardist born in Middlesex, England. In his early years he lived with his parents in Hythe Field Avenue, Egham, Surrey. He was a member of Quiver, latterly "Sutherland Brothers & Quiver", and Natural Gas, before he began to work closely with Al Stewart, Roger Waters, as well as Cyndi Lauper, Jonathan Kelly, Tommy Shaw and Bob Dylan.

Wood is the co-writer of the 1976 Al Stewart single "Year of the Cat".

He was one of the original members of the "surrogate band",[2] who featured in Pink Floyd's The Wall live shows in 1980 and 1981,[3] and can be heard on the live album Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live 1980–81.[2]

He played keyboards on Joan Armatrading's breakthrough album Joan Armatrading in 1976.

Wood died in December 1993 at the age of 43.

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  1. ^ - accessed September 2010
  2. ^ a b Mabbett, Andy (2010). Pink Floyd - The Music and the Mystery. London: Omnibus. ISBN 9781849383707. 
  3. ^ Fitch, Vernon (2005), The Pink Floyd Encyclopedia (Third ed.), ISBN 1-894959-24-8

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