BirthdaySeptember 24, 1952
Birthplacenr Boston, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Mark Sandman

    Full name: Mark Sandman
    Also known as: Mark Sandman, Sandman, Mark
    Professions: Indie-rock musician, lead singer for band Morphine
    Occupation: Singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer

  2. Mark Sandman Known for

    Wild Things (1998), Definitely, Maybe (2008), Get Shorty (1995), The Mod Squad (1999)

  3. Mark Sandman Death information

    Died: Saturday, 3rd of July, 1999 (Age: 46)

  4. Mark Sandman Biography

    Mark Sandman (September 24, 1952 – July 3, 1999) was an American singer, songwriter, musical instrument inventor and multi-instrumentalist. He was an indie rock icon and longtime fixture in the Boston/Cambridge music scene, best known as the lead singer and slide bass player of the band Morphine. Sandman was also a member of the blues-rock band Treat Her Right and founder of Hi-n-Dry, a recording studio and independent record label.Sandman was known for his deep distinctive Baritone voice and was notorious for his temper with the media on speculation of his private life as well as his dark, charismatic, and mysterious demeanor, which made him an unpredictable character.On July 3rd 1999, he suffered a massive heart attack during a concert in Italy and died instantly.He was regarded as one of the most underrated and skilled bass players of his generation, with many admirers such as Les Claypool, Mike Watt, and Josh Homme citing Sandman as an influence, of which the former said "Mark Sandman was probably one of the most creative and fabulous bass players I've stumbled across in the last decade or so."With his signature two-string bass, Sandman created an unusual "slow and murky" sound, which he then incorporated within his band to critical acclaim.

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