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Mark Mussler

Mark Mussler

American musician
Mark Mussler
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Intro American musician
Known for Original member of the disco group Village People
Was Singer
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 10 September 1954, Muncie, Indiana
Death 9 December 1987 (aged 33 years)
Star sign Virgo
Residence New York City, NY
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
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Mark Mussler (September 10, 1954 – December 9, 1987) was a singer, make-up artist, and original member of the disco group Village People. His persona was the "Construction Worker".

Mark Mussler was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana. He moved to New York City in the fall of 1976 to attend Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. After attending Pratt for only one semester, he dropped out to become a make-up artist. In 1977, he was discovered by the producers of Village People at the famous Studio 54 in Manhattan. He was a member of Village People when they made their debut on American Bandstand in 1977. He was replaced by David Hodo a year after joining the group. 

After leaving Village People, he worked as a freelance make-up artist up until he died from AIDS in 1987.

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Article Title: Mark Mussler: American musician - Biography and Life
Author(s): PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff
Website Title: PeoplePill
Publisher: PeoplePill
Article URL: https://peoplepill.com/people/mark-mussler/
Publish Date: 17 Dec 2016
Date Accessed: 23 Nov 2020
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