Peter Hook biography

Peter Hook

Alternative rock, Musical Artist

1956 –

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Who is Peter Hook?

Peter Hook is an English bass player, musician, singer, DJ, nightclub owner and author. He is currently lead vocalist and bassist for Peter Hook and the Light.

Hook was a co-founder of the seminal post-punk band Joy Division along with Bernard Sumner in the mid-1970s. Following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis, the band reformed as the modern rock band, New Order, and Hook played bass with them until his departure in 2007. The band has since reformed without Hook. He has also recorded an album with Revenge, two albums with Monaco and one album with Freebass as bassist, keyboardist and lead vocalist.

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Born
Feb 13, 1956
Salford, Greater Manchester
Also known as
  • Peter Woodhead
  • Joy Division
  • New Order
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Nationality
  • England
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013