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Yorke, Thom

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Personal name headingYorke, Thom
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Variant(s)York, Tom
Yorke, Thomas
Yorke, Thomas Edward
See alsoAlternate identity: Tchock, K.
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Member: Radiohead (Musical group)
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Biography/History noteThomas "Thom" Edward Yorke (7 October 1968) is an English musician, artist and philanthropist, who is the lead vocalist, principal songwriter, guitarist and pianist of the rock band Radiohead. He mainly plays guitar and piano, but has also played drums and bass guitar (notably during the Kid A and Amnesiac sessions). In July 2006, he released his debut solo album, The Eraser, to critical acclaim. Thom Yorke is also the lead singer of Atoms for Peace. Yorke has been cited among the most influential figures in the music industry.
LocatedOxford (England)
Birth date19681007
Place of birthWellingborough (England)
Field of activityPolitical activists--England Artists--England Philanthropists--England
AffiliationAtoms for Peace (Musical group)
Profession or occupationRock musicians--England Singers--England Composers--England
Found inHarvey, P.J. Stories from the city, stories from the sea [SR] p2000: insert (Thom Yorke, vocals, keyboards)
All Music Guide WWW site, Oct. 3, 2001 (Thom Yorke; b. Oct. 7, 1968, Wellingborough, England; rock singer)
OCLC database, Oct. 3, 2001 (Yorke, Thom)
Yorke, T. True love waits, 2005?: credits, p. 2 (by Thomas Yorke)
MP3.COM WWW Site, 24 Sept. 2007: Stories, 14 Nov. 2006 page (Thom Yorke is real name of Dr. Tchock)
Associated languageeng