Bob BirchBorn: 1956-07-14 - Died: 2012-08-15
Cause of Death: Suicide
Law officials reported that they found Bob Birch dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. Birch was 56 years of age.
Who was Bob Birch :
Bob Birch was a well-known musician with an emphasis on bass guitar from Detroit, Michigan. Birch was known for his involvement with pop music icon Elton John.
Prior to his success in the mainstream music world, Birch became involved with music at a very young age, encounraged by his father Chet, who played an upright bass. Graduating from Wayne State University with a Music Education and Performance degree, Birch became involved with the live music circuit in Detroit, and started to network with various musical acts, such as: The Doobie Brothers, George Benson, Chicago, and Barry Manilow.