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Tom Petty

Tom Petty

American musician
A seminal figure in rock & roll who distinctively fused American rock & roll and British Invasion pop with his band the Heartbreakers.
BornOctober 20, 1950
HometownGainesville, Florida, United States of America
Net worth$95 million
Height5'9" (1.74m)
SpouseDana York, Jane Ann Benyo
ChildrenAdria Petty
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Tom Petty receives posthumous doctorate of music from University of Florida

In a Thursday Instagram post, the estate for the late I Won't Back Down singer announced that the University of Florida had awarded him a posthumous honorary Doctor of Music degree. Tom's brother Bruce Petty shared in a statement:. The singer was previously awarded the university's Distinguished Achievement Award in 2006. He died in 2017. The University of Florida's School of Music director Kevin Orr shared in his own statement that the institution was: "Privileged to honour Tom Petty with an honorary doctorate degree in Music..."
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Echo in the Canyon
Echo in the Canyon
PG-13
1h 22min
2019
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
1h 49min
2018
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
2018
Concert for George
Concert for George
PG-13
1h 44min
2003
The Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Celebration
The Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Celebration
1993
FREE HBO: Elvis Presley: The Searcher
FREE HBO: Elvis Presley: The Searcher

Albums

Flirting with Time
Flirting with Time
2006
Damn the Torpedoes/Southern Accents/Hard Promises
Damn the Torpedoes/Southern Accents/Hard Promises
2003
Damn the Torpedoes/Southern Accents/Into the Great Wide Open
Damn the Torpedoes/Southern Accents/Into the Great Wide Open
1999
You Don't Know How It Feels
You Don't Know How It Feels
1994
Runnin' Down A Dream
Runnin' Down A Dream
1989
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