David Byrne

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David Byrne
David Byrne San Diego.jpg
Byrne in April 2018
Born (1952-05-14) 14 May 1952 (age 69)
Citizenship
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • record producer
  • artist
  • actor
  • writer
  • filmmaker
Years active1971–present
Spouse(s)
Adelle Lutz
(m. 1987; div. 2004)
Children1
Musical career
OriginArbutus, Maryland, U.S.
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • keyboards
Labels
Associated acts
Websitedavidbyrne.com
Signature
David Byrne signature.svg

David Byrne (/bɜːrn/; born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, writer, music theorist, and filmmaker. He was a founding member and performer with the American new wave band Talking Heads.

He has received Academy, Grammy, Tony, and Golden Globe Awards. He has also been honored in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of Talking Heads.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Talking Heads". Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Retrieved 16 April 2018.