Andrew Eldritch

Punk Singer

Birthday May 15, 1959

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace England

Age 64 years old

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English singer who, as of 2014, was the only remaining original member of the band The Sisters of Mercy. The band originated in the post-punk mold and eventually experimented with gothic rock and hard rock music.

Before Fame

He started out as a freelance drummer for the local Leeds punk music scene before forming Sisters of Mercy in 1979.


He speaks fluent German, French, and English and studied Mandarin Chinese at the University of Leeds.

Family Life

He was raised with his family in the small town of Ely, Cambridgeshire in England.

Associated With

He once interviewed singer David Bowie for the German edition of Rolling Stone Magazine in 1995.