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David Byrne


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Born: 1952/05/14
Birth Place: Dumbarton, Scotland
Years Active: 1974–present
Genres: New Wave, Experimental Pop Music, Worldbeat, Alternative Rock

David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a musician and artist, best known as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Academy and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Byrne was born in Dumbarton, Scotland. Two years later, his parents moved to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and then to Arbutus, Maryland when Byrne was a child. He graduated from Lansdowne High School in southwest Baltimore County. Byrne started his musica... Continue Bio >>


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