|Born||31 July 1978
|Occupations||Drummer, percusionist, musician|
|Instruments||vocals, piano, violin, guitar, percussion, bass, banjo, keyboard, chimes, recorder, resonator, timpani, glockenspiel, vibraphone, gong|
William "Will" Champion (born 31 July 1978) is the drummer for the English rock band Coldplay.
Personal life[change | change source]
Champion's mother, Sara, died from cancer in 2000. Coldplay's debut album Parachutes was dedicated to her.
Champion was the first Coldplay member to marry. He married Marianne Dark, a teacher, in 2003. Their first child, a girl named Ava, was born on 28 April 2006. On 7 May 2008, Marianne gave birth to fraternal twins Juno and Rex.
References[change | change source]
- Champion patron of CANCERactive, CANCERactive. Retrieved 8-15-11.
- McLean, Craig (2008-06-01). "'We're about to be fed to the lions'". The Guardian (guardian.co.uk). http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2008/jun/01/popandrock.coldplay. Retrieved 2009-03-18. "Will Champion (father of a two-year-old and three-week-old twins)."