Peter Wolf

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Not to be confused with the Peter Wolf of J. Geils Band fame (who's real name is Peter Blankfield), Peter Wolf is Austrian His father was a pianist, so Peter started playing piano at age 4, and started at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna at age 6. He came to the US in 1975 at the age of 23 and played bebop for a year, before hooking up with FZ. Wolf auditioned for The Mothers thanks to Andre Lewis, who knew one of Peter's collaborators. Peter Wolf provided keyboards for Sheik Yerbouti, Joe's Garage Act I, Joe's Garage Acts II & III, Tinseltown Rebellion, Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar set, Baby Snakes, Guitar, You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 1, You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 4, You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 6, Frank Zappa Plays The Music Of Frank Zappa, Halloween, and QuAUDIOPHILIAc; also for the Beat The Boots series disks Anyway The Wind Blows (BTB), Saarbrücken 1978 (BTB), & At The Circus (BTB), and on the unreleased Trance-Fusion. Peter can be seen in the Zappa movies Baby Snakes (The Film) and Video From Hell. He returned to his native Austria in 1994 to work as a producer and composer.