Geddy Lee is a Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter, renowned as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist of the rock band Rush. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Lee co-founded Rush in 1968, shaping its sound with his high-register vocal style and complex bass lines. The band, known for its musicianship and complex compositions, became one of the leading figures in progressive rock.
Lee’s career with Rush spans over four decades, marked by his distinctive voice and virtuosic bass playing. He has been instrumental in the band’s creative process, contributing to the writing and arrangement of their music. Rush’s discography includes iconic albums like “Moving Pictures” and “2112,” which have left a lasting impact on rock music.
Geddy Lee’s collaborations have significantly shaped his career. He worked closely with Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart in Rush, contributing to the band’s distinctive sound. His partnerships extend beyond music, including collaborations with authors for his book ‘Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass’ and various guest appearances on albums and live performances with other artists.
Lee’s achievements with Rush include numerous awards and recognitions, such as their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.