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Born: September 24, 1942, Toxteth, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Died: January 3, 2021, Arrowe Park Hospital, Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Spouse: Pauline Marsden (m. 1965–2021)
Parents: Frederick Marsden, Mary Marsden
Siblings: Freddie Marsden
Marsden was born at 8 Menzies Street, Toxteth, Liverpool, to Frederick Marsden and Mary McAlindin.
His interest in music began at an early age.
He remembered standing on top of an air-raid shelter singing “Ragtime Cowboy Joe”, and getting a great reception from onlookers.
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Marsden had an older brother, Freddie, who co-founded and played drums in Gerry and the Pacemakers and who died in 2006.
In 1965, Marsden married Pauline Behan, and they had two daughters, Yvette and Victoria.
In September 2003, Marsden had triple bypass heart surgery at Broad Green Hospital in Liverpool.
He had a second heart operation in 2016, and announced his retirement in November 2018 (nevertheless, he appeared with Take That at their concert at Anfield in June 2019).
Marsden died on 3 January 2021 at Arrowe Park Hospital in Merseyside, after being diagnosed with a blood infection in his heart.
He was 78 years old.
Gerry Marsden is best known as a Rock Singer.
Guitarist and singer who fronted the British beat band Gerry and the Pacemakers, the group that sang “How Do You Do It?”
Gerry Marsden was born on September 24, 1942 in England. He formed Gerry and the Pacemakers at the age of seventeen.
Gerry Marsden is one of the most successful Rock Singer.
He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on September 24, 1942.
He also has a position among the list of Most popular Rock Singer.
Gerry is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 76 years old.
Pauline Behan was born in Liverpool to Mr and Mrs Gerry Behan.
Living in Hunts Cross, Liverpool, she worked as a secretary at the Co-operative Building Society.
Before meeting his future husband, she was a huge fan of jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, especially after seeing The Beatles.
She reportedly had her eyes set on John Lennon before dating George Harrison.
Gerry met his future wife in a bar in Liverpool in 1959. At the time, Pauline was dating The Beatles guitarist, George Harrison.
Since George was frequently away, she spent a lot of time with Gerry and was eventually forced to choose between the two.
As well as his music career, he was notably known for his charity work for the Hillsborough Disaster in April 1989, where 98 Liverpool fans were killed due to overcrowding.
He was awarded an MBE for his charity work, such as re-releasing his hit ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’ for the cause.
Even up until his death, his charity work continued with the new version of the Liverpool anthem, to celebrate the work of the NHS during the pandemic.