Jon Lord - Quick Facts
|Place Of Birth||Leicester ,England|
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John Douglas "Jon" Lord was an English composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player till he lived. In his life time, he was known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep Purple, as well as White snake, Paice Ashton Lord, The Artwoods, and The Flower Pot Men. On according to the recent study made upon his accumulated wealth till the date, his net worth even including his annual salary has not yet mentioned in any particular site. Due to lack of information upon his wealth, his readers and fans are still in dark and wondering to know more about him as soon as possible.
Born on June 9, 1941 in Leicester, England, Jon was regarded as the leader until 1970 for co-founding Deep Purple, a hard rock band. During his active years, he and drummer Ian Paice were the only continuous presence in the band during the period from 1968 to 1976, and also from when it was reestablished in 1984 until Lord's retirement from Deep Purple in 2002. Moreover, on 11 November 2010, he was inducted as an Honorary Fellow of Stevenson College in Edinburgh, Scotland. On 15 July 2011, he was even awarded by an honorary Doctor of Music degree at De Montfort Hall by the University of Leicester.
He was very keen to music from very young age. His father was an amateur saxophone musician and encouraged Lord from an early age. He studied classical piano from the age of five, with a local teacher, Frederick Alt. Later he moved to London in between 1959 and 1960 to pursue his career in music. For it, he got himself at the Central School of Speech and Drama, in London's Swiss Cottage.
There is huge track of ups and down on the way of his success, which can be read from his actual biography. But his wealth information is still missing and is the matter of confusion for his readers.