Michael Aday
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Marvin Lee Aday (1947 - 2022)

Marvin Lee (Michael) [uncertain] "Meat Loaf" Aday
Born in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USAmap
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Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Father of [private daughter (1970s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1980s - unknown)]
Died at age 74 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 May 2017
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Michael Aday is Notable.

Meat Loaf was born Marvin Lee Aday on 27 Sep 1947 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States; his parents were Wilma (Hukel) and Orvis Aday.

At about age 8, he acquired the nickname "Meat Loaf"; a nickname that stuck as a husky young lad.[1]

He was a multi-platinum musician who was active in the rock music scene from 1971 to 2016.[2] His rock opera, "Bat Out of Hell", made him famous and was one of the best-selling albums of all time.

He was also an actor who was a part of cult-hit films like "Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Fight Club".

In 1984, he legally changed his given name from Marvin to Michael.

He was twice married and raised 2 daughters.

He died on 20 Jan 2022 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States.[3]


  1. https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2017/03/how-meat-loaf-got-his-name/
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meat_Loaf_discography
  3. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/236076299/michael-lee-aday : accessed 26 January 2022), memorial page for Michael Lee “Meat Loaf” Aday (27 Sep 1947–20 Jan 2022), Find A Grave: Memorial #236076299, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated, ashes given to his surviving widow.

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Rest in Peace. Your music got me through some of the most difficult times in my life. I will never forget you and keep you in my heart.
A huge voice and personality has been silenced, but we will never forget you.

Heaven couldn't wait any longer. RIP big guy, Send love to Jim.

posted by Ann (Porter) Blom
RIP. More teddy than "Eddie", Mike continues to give through a singular musical legacy.
posted by Sunny (Trimbee) Clark
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posted by Abby (Brown) Glann
Today is a sad one, Meat Loaf is one of the all time greats, a gentle giant x
posted by Claire (Darragh) C
edited by Claire (Darragh) C