Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green’s Death Cause at 73

2 min readJul 25, 2020

What was Peter Green’s death cause? A great guitarist and co-founding member of Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green, has died at age 73, his solicitors have confirmed his death news.

Peter Green’s death cause may be related to his mental illness
Forgotten Guitar

The statement from Swan Turton solicitors said: “It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announces his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep. A further statement will be provided in the coming days”.

Guitarist Green formed Fleetwood Mac with drummer Mick Fleetwood in London in 1967. However, he left the group following a final performance in 1970 amid mental health issues.

Peter Green’s death cause may be related to his mental illness

Green was diagnosed with schizophrenia and spent time undergoing electro-convulsive therapy ( ECT) during the mid-1970s.

He was a dexterous blues guitarist whose career was cut short because of psychedelic drugs and mental illness. Peter Green’s death cause is probably related to his psychedelic drugs and mental illness.

Green was one of the eight members of Fleetwood Mac, including Mick Fleetwood. Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie, Christine McVie, Danny Kirwan, and Jeremy Spencer, who were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

This year, artists such as Fleetwood, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour, and guitarists Jonny Lang and Andy Fairweather Low performed at the London Palladium throughout a gig celebrating the early years of Fleetwood Mac and its founder, Green.

Fans reaction to Peter Green’s death on social media

He made a comeback in 1996 with the new band called Splinter Group, before touring as Peter Green and Friends in the 2000s.

Upon hearing news of his death, friends and fans took to social media to pay their respects.

Enduring periods of mental illness and destitution during the 1970s and 1980s, Green moved in with his older brother Len and his wife Gloria, and his mother in their house in Great Yarmouth, where a process of recovery started.

Green married Jane Samuels in January 1978.

They divorced in 1979. They have a daughter together, Rosebud.

Originally published at https://usdaynews.com on July 25, 2020.




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