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Pete Doherty

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Pete Doherty
Background information
Born (1979-03-12) 12 March 1979 (age 45)
Hexham, Northumberland England[1]
OriginLondon, England
GenresIndie rock, post-punk revival, garage rock revival
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, writer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, melodica, piano, organ
Years active1997–present

Peter Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician. He was born in Hexham, Northumberland. He is in the popular rock band The Libertines.[2] He is also in a band called Babyshambles.

He receives a lot of media coverage for his drug and legal problems and the relationship he had with fashion supermodel Kate Moss. Doherty has been convicted of many crimes. Some of the crimes are drug offences, car theft,[3] and driving with a suspended licence.[4][5] He has served prison sentences for drug possession and burglary.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Barratt, Nick (24 November 2006). "Family detective: Pete Doherty". London: Telegraph. Archived from the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2007.
  2. Barkham, Patrick (31 December 2004). "The Guardian profile: Pete Doherty". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  3. "Grand Theft Auto: Babyshambles". Spin. 28 February 2006. Retrieved 7 May 2008.
  4. "Pete Doherty arrested after V Festival". Reuters UK. 20 August 2007. Retrieved 7 May 2008.
  5. "Pete Doherty Arrested, Again". Spin. 7 May 2007. Retrieved 7 May 2008.
  6. "Pete Doherty timeline". 7 August 2007.