Steven Patrick Morrissey (/ˈmɒrɪs/; born 22 Mey 1959), kent mononymously as Morrissey, is an Inglis sangster, sangwriter an author. He rose tae prominence as the frontman o the Smiths, that war active frae 1982 tae 1987. Syne then, Morrissey haes haed a solo career, makkin the tap ten o the UK Singles Chart on ten occasions an reachin nummer ane on the UK Albums Chart three times.

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Morrissey in 2005
Background information
Birth nameSteven Patrick Morrissey
Born (1959-05-22) 22 Mey 1959 (age 60)
Davyhulme, Lancashire, EIngland
  • Sangster
  • sangwriter
  • author
Years active1977–present
Associate acts


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