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Chrissie Hynde

Rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders

Chrissie Hynde

Rock singer-songwriter and founder of Pretenders
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birthday
7th
September, 1951
Birth Place
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

Christine Ellen Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is a founding member and the guitarist, lead vocalist, and primary songwriter of the rock band the Pretenders, as well as its only constant member.
Hynde formed the Pretenders in 1978 with Pete Farndon, James Honeyman-Scott and Martin Chambers. She has also released a number of songs with other musicians including Frank Sinatra, Cher and UB40, and she released the solo album Stockholm in 2014. Hynde was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 as a member of the Pretenders. She performed at Live Aid in 1985.

instruments played
drums
Guitar
Harmonica
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

The Pretenders; JP, Chrissie & the Fairground Boys; Johnny Moped; The Moors Murderers; Tube & Berger; UB40; INXS; Hybrid

Birth Name

Christine Ellen Hynde

Genres

Rock, new wave, punk rock

Occupations

Singer songwriter musician

Years Active

1975 present

Name

Chrissie Hynde

Nationality

United States of America

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