Jeremiah Fraites

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Birthday
17, 1986
Birthplace
Ramsey, NJ
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1986 (age 34)
Birthplace
Ramsey, NJ

About

Co-founder and member of the indie folk rock band The Lumineers who became well know for the song "Ho Hey." He also plays piano and the mandolin for the group.

Before Fame

He began writing songs with Wesley Schultz to cope with the loss of his brother Josh. They played gigs in New York City under the band names Free Beer and 6Cheek.

Trivia

He and Wesley composed music for a song called "The Hanging Tree" by James Newton Howard. The song was made for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.

Family Life

His brother Josh died of a drug overdose in 2002. He's been based in Denver with his wife Francesca.

Associated With

Neyla Pekarek joined The Lumineers as a cellist.