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Florence Welch Biography

Birth Name:
Florence Leontine Mary Welch
Birth Place:
Camberwell, London, England
British indie rock singer

Fast Facts

  • Paternal grandfather Colin Welch was at one point, the deputy editor of The Daily Telegraph
  • Initially only intended to leave college for a year, in order to focus on music, but never returned to school
  • Released her debut album with Florence and the Machine, Lungs, in 2009, which featured hit singles "Dog Days Are Over" and "You've Got the Love
  • " A natural brunette, she won a Music of Ginger Origin Award for Best Honorary Redhead by Choice Musician in 2014
  • Broke her foot after jumping off the stage during Coachella in 2015; later that year, headlined Friday night of the 2015 Glastonbury Festival after Foo Fighters had to pull out due to Dave Grohl breaking his leg


  • Stuart Hammond -- Ex-significant Other
  • Nick Welch -- Father
  • Colin Welch -- Grandfather
  • Evelyn Welch -- Mother