- Name: Levon Helm
- Born: 05/26/1940
- Died: 04/19/2012 (71 years old)
- Occupation: Musician, singer, actor
- Website: levonhelm.com
Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm (May 26, 1940– April 19, 2012) was an American musician and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and one of the vocalists for The Band. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, country-accented voice, multi-instrumental ability, and creative drumming style, highlighted on many of The Band’s recordings, such as “The Weight”, “Up on Cripple Creek”, and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”.
Birth Name: Mark Lavon Helm
Alias: Mark Lavon Helm
Genre: Rock, Americana
Birth Place: Elaine, Arkansas, U.S.
Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Levon Helm quotes :
Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian.Levon Helm