Who Was Virginia Grohl? Dave Grohl Murns The Death Of His Mom Who Was An Author

Virginia Grohl, the mother of Dave Grohl, has passed away ( Source : Twitter )

The heartbreaking news about Virginia Grohl, the mother of American musician, songwriter, and record producer Dave Grohl, started to circulate on several online news sites.

Dave Grohl, Virginia's son, created the band Foo Fighters and served as its lead singer, guitarist, and critical composer. He performed as Nirvana's authorized drummer from 1990 to 1994. The band's second album, Nevermind, was a worldwide success and included Grohl on drums for the first time.

He was listed in 2010 as one of the 20 most influential rock musicians by the co-author of Classic Rock Drummers, Ken Micallef. Both as a member of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, Grohl was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 and 2021, respectively.

Who Was Virginia Grohl? 

Virginia Grohl was the mother of the musician Dave Grohl. The artist might need to conceal his mother's remarks from the audience rather than making them public.

David has admitted that his mother, Virginia was a significant contributor to his success. He also views it as a great blessing to have a mother who is so supportive.

Grohl has worked on music projects besides his primary bands. He performed drums on Buzz Osborne's solo-EP King Buzzo in 1992 while using the alias Dale Nixon, which Greg Ginn used to play bass on Black Flag's My War.

Additionally, he released the music cassette Pocketwatch on the now-defunct independent label Simple Machines using the alias Late! A documentary on the same-named Van Nuys studio where Nevermind was recorded and closed its music activities in 2011 was directed by Grohl and titled Sound City.

Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl performed a duet on June 25, 2022, when Grohl was the headlining act at Glastonbury. Since Taylor Hawkins' passing earlier in the year, he hadn't performed before.

Virginia Grohl Age- How Old Was She? 

The mother of Dave Grohl, Virginia Grohl, was born in 1949 in New York, USA. On July 28, 2022, Drave's mother turned 73. The musician's mother doesn't seem to be very active on social media or online.

She married journalist James Harper Grohl in the early 1960s. In 2014, he passed away.

James was more than ten years older than his wife Virginia when he was born in 1938. He eventually went away at the age of 76 as a result. Virginia was 27 years old when they divorced in 1976. She later raised Dave, who was 7 years old, after his father deserted them.

Virginia Grohl, the mother of Dave Grohl ( Source : Twitter )

When Dave was a young boy, Grohl's family relocated to Springfield, Virginia. His parents separated when he was seven, and his mother reared him. At the age of 12, he started guitar lessons. After getting sick of classes, he decided to teach himself, eventually joining bands with pals.

When Grohl was 13 years old, he and his sister spent the summer at their Illinois cousin Tracey's home in Evanston. Tracey took the two to concerts by a range of punk bands as an introduction to punk rock. Naked Raygun's debut performance took place in 1982 at The Cubby Bear in Chicago.

How Did Virginia Grohl Die? Dave Grohl Mom Death Cause

The users on social media are expressing their sorrow after learning the news of her passing away. Dave Grohl and family have been dealing with the passing of a family member at the moment.

One of the users on Twitter wrote, "RIP Virginia Grohl. Few musicians raved about their mother as Dave Grohl did, and in turn, that made the whole fanbase adore Virginia. It was so sweet how close they were. My heart and thoughts are with the whole Grohl family right now."

To promote their latest book, "From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked And Raised Rock Stars," the frontman for the Foo Fighters and former drummer for Nirvana made an appearance on "Late Show" alongside his mother, Virginia.
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