Nick Cave biography

Nick Cave

Alternative rock, Musical Artist

1957 –

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Who is Nick Cave?

Nicholas Edward "Nick" Cave is an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor.

He is best known for his work as a frontman of the critically acclaimed rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, established in 1983, a group known for its eclectic influences and musical styles. Before that, he had fronted the group The Birthday Party in the early 1980s, a band renowned for its highly gothic, challenging lyrics and violent sound influenced by post-punk, blues and free jazz. In 2006, he formed the garage rock band Grinderman that released its debut the following year. Cave's music is generally characterised by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions with religion, death, love and violence.

Upon Cave's induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame, ARIA Awards committee chairman Ed St John said, "Nick Cave has enjoyed—and continues to enjoy—one of the most extraordinary careers in the annals of popular music. He is an Australian artist like Sidney Nolan is an Australian artist—beyond comparison, beyond genre, beyond dispute."

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Born
Sep 22, 1957
Warracknabeal
Also known as
  • Nicholas Edward Cave
  • Nicholas Edward "Nick" Cave
Parents
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • Monash University, Caulfield campus
  • Caulfield Grammar School

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on July 23, 2013

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