Mickey Hart

Mickey Hart (born Michael Steven Hartman, September 11, 1943) is an American percussionist. He is best known as one of the two drummers of the rock band Grateful Dead. He was a member of the Grateful Dead from September 1967 until February 1971, and again from October 1974 until their final show in July 1995. He and fellow Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann earned the nickname "the rhythm devils".

Mickey Hart
Hart at the Web 2.0 conference in 2005
Hart at the Web 2.0 conference in 2005
Background information
Birth nameMichael Steven Hartman
Born (1943-09-11) September 11, 1943 (age 79)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Instrument(s)Drums, percussion
Years active1960s–present
Member ofDead & Company
  • Planet Drum
Formerly ofGrateful Dead
Mickey Hart leading a drum circle, February 2005

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