Gordon Gano

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Birthday
7, 1963
Birthplace
Connecticut
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Connecticut

About

Musician who is the singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the alternative rock band Violent Femmes, the group known for songs like "Blister in the Sun."

Before Fame

Influenced by Lou Reed and Hank Williams, Sr., he decided to start writing music. He formed Violent Femmes in 1980.

Trivia

His band's music has appeared in many mainstream outlets, including in an episode of the TV series How I Met Your Mother.

Family Life

He was born in Connecticut but grew up in Wisconsin.

Associated With

He was mentioned in the novel The Time Traveler's Wife, which was adapted for the silver screen and starred Rachel McAdams.