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Lester Bangs

Born: Dec 14, 1948

Death: Apr 30, 1982

Birthplace: Escondido

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Lester Bangs

Date of Birth : Dec 14, 1948
Date of Death : Apr 30, 1982
Birth Place : Escondido

Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs was an American music journalist, critic, author, and musician. Often cited during his lifetime as "America's Greatest Rock Critic", he wrote for Creem and Rolling Stone magazines and was known for his leading influence in rock music criticism.


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Music critic

Also known as

  • Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs
  • Leslie Conway Bangs
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