Peter Starkie was the founding member of the legendary Australian rock band Skyhooks whose untimely death has made some headlines. He was also the guitarist for the band. While his tenure with them ended shortly after it began, he still remained an influential name in the music industry and also had roles within some music studios.
|Age||72 (at the time of death)|
|Net Worth||$100,000 to $1 million|
Starkie was an icon in the Australian music industry who died after a tragic accident on 13 September 2020.
10 Facts On Peter Starkie
- Peter Starkie was born in 1948 in Sydney and was 72 years old at the time of his death according to a statement by his brother.
- He was a founding member and the guitarist for the Aussie rock band Skyhooks. The band was established by Peter back in 1973.
- The band was originally formed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and went on to be an iconic glam rock band of the 1970s and 1980s.
- He left the group shortly after founding it but was an integral part of the original line-up. He moved on to join Joe Camilleri in Jo Jo Zep & the Falcons after leaving his band.
- Starkie does not have a wiki page yet but you can read facts about the late musician in this article.
- He was survived by his wife Dianna and their daughters. According to Peter’s brother Bob’s statement, his family was still in shock following the incident.
- The legendary musician died after falling from a ladder in Shepparton. He was helping with renovations in his mother-in-law’s house.
- He was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital but the doctors were unable to save him.
- Starkie’s brother Bob, who broke the news of his death to the world, was also in Skyhooks. He said that Peter will be remembered as a musician and a good person.
- ARIA chief executive Dan Rosen paid tribute to Starkie’s contribution to the Australian music industry on Wednesday.