Thom Yorke

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Thomas Edward Yorke
  • Birth Place: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/07/1968, Libra
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; musician
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Thom Yorke Fast Facts:
  • Born with an ailment that paralyzed his left eye until the age of 6 and required several surgeries to correct.
  • Moved frequently during his childhood due to his father's job as a chemical-engineering-instruments salesman.
  • Formed the band On a Friday, which would eventually become Radiohead, after meeting guitarist Ed O'Brien and bassist Colin Greenwood at Abingdon School.
  • Was a DJ for the University of Exeter's student radio station, Xpression FM.
  • Made his recording debut with Radiohead's 1992 EP Drill, which was followed in 1993 by the full-length Pablo Honey.
  • Reached a new level of critical and commercial success with Radiohead's third album, OK Computer (1997), generally considered one of the greatest rock records ever released.
  • Released his first solo album, The Eraser, in 2006.
  • Thom Yorke Relationships:
  • Agnes Yorke - Daughter
  • Noah Yorke - Son
  • Rachel Owen - Significant Other
  • Thom Yorke Awards:
  • 1997 Grammy: Best Alternative Music Performance - Winner
  • 2000 Grammy: Best Alternative Music Album - Winner
  • 2008 Grammy: Best Alternative Music Album - Winner
  • College:
  • University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, England (BA in Art and Literature)

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