Bernard Butler

Alternative rock, Composer

1970 –

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Who is Bernard Butler?

Bernard Joseph Butler is an English musician and record producer. He first emerged as a key player in the early Britpop era and is best known as the first guitarist and primary songwriter with Suede until 1994. He has been hailed by some critics as the greatest guitarist of his generation, as well as one of Britain's most original and influential guitarists. He was voted the 24th greatest guitarist of the last 30 years in a national 2010 BBC poll and is often seen performing with a 1961 cherry red Gibson ES-355 TD SV with a Bigsby vibrato tailpiece.

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Born
May 1, 1970
Stamford Hill
Also known as
  • Butler, Bernard
  • Bernard Joseph Butler
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Queen Mary, University of London
Lived in
  • Crouch End

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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