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Tomata du Plenty

† Aug. 21, 2000 (aged 52)
Tomata du Plenty † Aug. 21, 2000

Birth name
David Xavier Harrigan

* May. 28, 1948
Coney Island, Tomata

† Aug. 21, 2000
San Francisco, USA

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Screamers (Vocals)

Best known as the lead singer of the late '70s Los Angeles punk band The Screamers, Tomata seemed perpetually ahead of his times. He was in the forefront of the late 60s glitter scene as a member of San Francisco's gender-bending drag troupe, The Cockettes; he then formed Ze Whiz Kidz, his own counter-culture theater group in Seattle. In the late 80s he abandoned performing to become a painter full time, turning out hundreds of vivid portraits that he exhibited in storefront galleries across the country.

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Iron_Paul (United States)
A true legend... brilliant man.

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