Born : 17th March, 1943 - Richmond, California, USA
Died : 5th December, 2021 - Meherana, California, USA
Married : 1. Tricia ( deceased ) - they had 3 daughters. They lived in Sacremento, CA.
Musician - he loved playing the Blues !!
Dennis Lesea went to Berkeley High School with Harold Jamison and Ed Van Buskirk. Later, the 3 owned the Arbor Cafe in Berkeley together. This was a macro biotic little restaurant dedicated to Meher Baba.
Dennis travelled with Ed Van Buskirk and Robert Dreyfuss to India with Fredella's NY group in early 1969, to attend Meher Baba's Last Darshan at Guruprasad, Poona ( Pune ).
Alan Talbot & Buck Busfield re-acquainted with Dennis and brought him back into the group. He moved to Mariposa and along with his wife Marianne, they were the caretakers there.
Dennis had suffered with a heart condition and died from heart complications.
Dennis was an accomplished musician playing primarily his beloved 'blues' music. He released a CD recording.
Click on the web-links to see Dennis play on video.
This first video has Dennis playing a beautiful rendition of " Begin the Beguine "