Kniss, Richard L. "Dick"

Profession: 
Musician
Biography: 

Richard L. "Dick" Kniss (1937-2012) was the bassist for 5 decades with "Peter, Paul & Mary."

His Volga German ancestors come from the colony of Norka.

Source(s): 

- "Peter, Paul & Mary Bassist Dick Kniss Dies" (Billboard, 27 January 2012). [Online]
- Weber, Bruce. "Dick Kniss, a Bassist for Peter, Paul and Mary, Dies at 74."  New York Times (28 January 2012).

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