Tom Scholz

Born Mar 10, 1947

Donald Thomas "Tom" Scholz is an American rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, inventor, and mechanical engineer, best known as the founder of the band Boston. He is also the inventor of the Rockman guitar amplifier. As noted by Allmusic, he is 'a notoriously "un-rock n' roll" figure who never enjoyed the limelight of being a performer' but instead concentrated almost exclusively on his music.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on March 10, 1947.


1965 18 Years Old As a child, Scholz studied classical piano. He also had a penchant for tinkering with everything from go-carts to model airplanes and was always building or designing. A top student and a member of the varsity basketball team, he graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in 1965. … Read More


1976 29 Years Old The album was released in 1976 and became the biggest-selling debut album by any artist up to that time. … Read More


1987 40 Years Old Scholz has been a vegetarian for over thirty years. He set up his own charitable foundation, the DTS Charitable Foundation in 1987 to help support such causes as animal protection, providing vegetarian resources, stopping world hunger, creating homeless shelters, food banks, animal rescues, and sanctuaries, and advocating for children's rights. … Read More


2005 58 Years Old From his first marriage, Scholz has one son, Jeremy, who graduated from MIT in 2005 with a degree in mechanical engineering. … Read More


2007 60 Years Old 1 More Event
Scholz married his second wife, Kim Hart, in the Florida Keys on January 11, 2007. … Read More
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