Skip Prokop (Drummer) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Ronald Harry “Skip” Prokop was a Canadian drummer, guitarist and keyboardist. He was also a band leader, was a founding member of the Canadian rock music groups the Paupers and Lighthouse.

Birth name: Ronald Harry Prokop
Born: Dec 13, 1943, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: 30, 2017, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Genres: Rock, jazz fusion, smooth jazz
Occupation(s): Drummer, bandleader
Instruments: Drums, percussion, guitar, piano
Associated acts: The Paupers, Lighthouse
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About Skip Prokop

Canadian rock drummer who was a founding member of both The Paupers and Lighthouse. He later played with a music group called Mercy Train.

Before Fame

He and Paul Hoffert co-founded Lighthouse, the world’s premiere rock music orchestra, in 1969.


He performed with Janis Joplin in a late 1960s RKO Studios session.

Family Life

He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, and he later settled in Aylmer, Ontario.


He wrote a song for Cory Wells‘ band Three Dog Night.

Information related to Skip Prokop

  • Canadian jazz drummers
  • Jazz fusion drummers
  • Canadian rock drummers
  • Musicians from Hamilton, Ontario
  • Canadian radio personalities
  • Male jazz musicians

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Latest information about Skip Prokop updated on August 29, 2020.

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