Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English rock guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and author, known principally as the guitarist and songwriter for the rock group The Who, as well as for his own solo career. His career with The Who spans more than 40 years, during which time the band grew to be considered one of the most influential bands of the 1960s and ... more »
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''So much of what I am I got from you. I had no idea how much of it was secondhand.''Pete Townshend (b. 1945), British rock musician. Remarks, January 1989, at the 1989 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner. Quoted in Rolling Sto...