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Benjamin (Orzechowski) Orr (1947 - 2000)

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Benjamin Orr formerly Orzechowski
Born in Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Died in Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 25 Sep 2019 | Created 16 Sep 2019
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Benjamin (Orzechowski) Orr is Notable.

Benjamin was born in 1947. He passed away in 2000. [1]

Benjamin Orzechowski (September 8, 1947 – October 4, 2000), known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co founder of the rock band the Cars along with Ric Ocasek. He sang lead vocals on several of their best known songs, including "Just What I Needed", "Let's Go" and "Drive". Orr was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Cars in 2018.[2]


  1. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), B Orzechowski, 01 Oct 2000; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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