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Robert Smith

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Birthday
21, 1959
Birthplace
Blackpool, England
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Blackpool, England

About

Singer-songwriter and guitarist for the goth and new wave British band The Cure who sang "Friday I'm in Love," "Just Like Heaven," and "Lovecats."

Before Fame

He was a good student who received high marks in grade school. One of his first bands was The Crawley Goat Band.

Trivia

His use of guitar effects like phase, flange, and chorus allowed him to pioneer goth and new wave music.

Family Life

He married Mary Poole on August 13, 1988. The couple did not have any children.

Associated With

Smith's song "Burn" was featured on the soundtrack for the movie The Crow, which starred Brandon Lee.

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