Jeremiah Green, Modest Mouse’s co-founder and drummer, died just days after the band announced he was battling stage 4 cancer.

The group announced the news on New Year’s Eve, saying “I don’t know a way to ease into this: Today we lost our dear friend Jeremiah. He laid down to rest and simply faded out. I’d like to say a bunch of pretty words right now, but it just isn’t the time. These will come later and from many people. Please appreciate all the love you give, get, have given, and will get. Above all, Jeremiah was about love. We love you.”

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Who was Jeremiah Green?

Jeremiah Martin Green or Jeremiah Green was an American musician who was born on March 4, 1977, in Oahu, Hawaii.

He was the founding member of the rock band Modest Mouse. He is
currently the drummer of this indie rock band. Jeremiah worked for the band from
the year 1993 and left the band in March 2003 as he was suffering from mental
problems. He then joined the band again in July 2004.

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He was ranked 37th in the list of 50 Greatest
Rock drummers in Stylus magazine. Green has been a part of Modest Mouse’s every
album except for Good News For People Who Liked Bad News which was the band’s
second album.

Green is married to the owner of Thuja in Port Townsend, Lauren
Green. The couple gave birth to their son Wilder in 2016.

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Jeremiah’s net worth is estimated to be $35 million.

On December 25, 2022, drummer’s mother disclosed that he is
battling stage 4 cancer and passed away on January 1, 2023.