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Michael Stipe

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Birthday
4, 1960
Birthplace
Decatur, GA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Decatur, GA

About

Socio-political activist and lead singer for the alternative rock group R.E.M., best known for such hits as "Losing my Religion," "Everybody Hurts," and "It's the End of the World as We Know it (And I Feel Fine)." 

Before Fame

He worked at a Waffle House before enrolling at the University of Georgia. He was an art major. 

Trivia

He wrote all the lyrics to R.E.M.'s highly successful albums Automatic for the People (1992) and Out of Time (1991). 

Family Life

He was in a relationship with novelist Douglas A. Martin in 1999. He later began a relationship with photographer Thomas Dozol.

Associated With

He and Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain had plans to work on a project together before Cobain's death.