Tom Petersson

About Tom Petersson

Birth Day: May 9, 1950
Birth Place: Rockford, IL

Tom Petersson

Tom Petersson was born on May 9, 1950 in Rockford, IL. Bassist and occasional guitarist for the rock band Cheap Trick, the group known for hits like "I Want You to Want Me."
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🎂 Tom Petersson - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

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Popular As Tom Petersson
Occupation Bassist
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 9, 1950 (Rockford, IL)
Birthday May 9
Town/City Rockford, IL
Nationality IL

🌙 Zodiac

Tom Petersson’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tom Petersson was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Bassist and occasional Guitarist for the rock band Cheap Trick, the group known for hits like "I Want You to Want Me."

Before Fame

He was a founding member of Cheap Trick in 1973.


He is known for being a pioneer of the twelve-string bass guitar.

Family Life

He has two children, Liam and Lila, with his wife Alison Petersson.

Associated With

He has shared the stage with Guitarist Rick Nielsen for over four decades.

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