1. U.S. musician, member of the Beach Boys.
2. British composer. 1) Dennis Carl Wilson (4th December 1944 – 28th December 1983) was a U.S. rock musician best known as a founding member and the drummer of The Beach Boys. Though he sang few leads early on and was occasionally augmented or replaced by studio drummers, starting in the late 1960s Wilson became a composer and multi-instrumentalist. In 1977, he released a critically acclaimed solo album, Pacific Ocean Blue.