Who I Am: A Memoir Characters

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Pete Townsend

This biography is about Pete Townsend and is told by him. Pete relates the events of his life from birth to present day, explaining his behavior and his feelings.

Pete is a famous rock star, a guitar player and song writer in the band The Who. He grew up in post-war Britain in a slightly unconventional family which did not always treat him very well. He felt neglected by his parents at points, and suffered sexual abuse while living with his grandmother Denny. Both Pete's parents were musicians, and Pete also soon became fascinated with music. He joined a school band, and later a band called The Detours while studying at art college. The Detours became The Who, and the band went from strength to strength, growing in success and fame.

Pete always felt that music was very special and that it had a kind of spiritual...

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