Alex Kapranos

Rock Singer

Birthday March 20, 1972

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace England

Age 51 years old

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English indie rock singer and guitarist with the alternative rock band Franz Ferdinand, the group known for the single "Take Me Out."

Before Fame

He worked odd jobs as a welder and chef before beginning his career in music. One of his earliest bands was called The Blisters.


He has produced music for The Cribs, as well as creating a remix for Little Boots' single "New in Town."

Family Life

He has never been married, but had a long relationship with Eleanor Friedberger.

Associated With

Kapranos was the narrator for the 2008 documentary called Edwyn Collins: Home Again.