Matthew Friedberger

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Birthday
21, 1972
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Guitarist, songwriter, singer, and one-half of the rock duo The Fiery Furnaces. He also recorded several solo albums, including Goodbye Forever and Old Regimes.

Before Fame

In his early adulthood, he briefly attended the University of Illinois and played in such bands as Liquorette, The Mezzanines, and Corndolly.

Trivia

His first exposure to music was at a Greek Orthodox Church that he attended with his grandmother.

Family Life

He and his sister Eleanor formed The Fiery Furnaces.

Associated With

He followed in the footsteps of Jack White, The White Stripes founder, who popularized rock duos.