Tom Parker (singer)

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Tom Parker
Tom Parker 2013 (cropped).jpg
Parker in 2013
Born
Thomas Anthony Parker

(1988-08-04)4 August 1988
Died30 March 2022(2022-03-30) (aged 33)
OccupationSinger
Spouse(s)
Kelsey Hardwick (m. 2018)
Children2
Musical career
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active2009–2022
Parker alongside his bandmates in The Wanted

Thomas Anthony Parker (4 August 1988 – 30 March 2022) was an English singer, record producer and sound engineer. He was best known for being a member of the British-Irish boy band The Wanted.[1] He was born in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

In October 2020, Parker was diagnosed with terminal glioblastoma.[2] He died from the disease on 30 March 2022, aged 33.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Wanted announce split to take time ‘to pursue personal endeavours’, Hellomagazine.com
  2. "Tom Parker: The Wanted singer diagnosed with inoperable brain tumour". BBC. 12 October 2020.
  3. Waddell, Lily (30 March 2022). "Tom Parker dead: The Wanted star dies aged 33 after cancer". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 30 March 2022.

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