Alex Kapranos

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Alex Kapranos
Kapranos performing live in 2009
Background information
Birth name Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley
Born (1972-03-20) 20 March 1972 (age 46)
Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, England
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Genres Indie rock, post-punk revival, indie pop, art rock
Occupations Guitarist, singer-songwriter, producer, writer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
Years active Early 1990s–present
Labels Domino
Associated acts Franz Ferdinand, The Yummy Fur, The Karelia, The Amphetameanies, Handsome Boy Modelling School
Notable instruments
Fender 1972 Telecaster Deluxe
Fender 1952 Telecaster
Gibson Les Paul junior double cut

Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley (born 20 March 1972), commonly known as Alex Kapranos, is an English[1] musician. He is the lead singer of Scottish band Franz Ferdinand. Kapranos was born in Almondsbury, Gloucestershire to an English mother and Greek father.

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