Peter Murphy (musician)

Peter Murphy
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Murphy performing in 2011.
Background information
Birth namePeter John Joseph Murphy
Born (1957-07-11) 11 July 1957 (age 61)
Northampton, England
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • keyboards
Years active1978–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.petermurphy.info

Peter J. Murphy (born 11 July 1957)[2] is an English singer, songwriter[3] and musician. He was the vocalist of the goth rock band Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such as Deep, Holy Smoke, and Love Hysteria. Thin with prominent cheekbones, a baritone voice, and a penchant for gloomy poetics, he is often called the "Godfather of Goth".[4][5]

Early life

Murphy was born in Northampton and raised in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. He was a school friend of Daniel Ash.

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