Wallsend, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear,England, UK
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Roxanne (The Police)
Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Adult Alternative Pop/ Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Album Rock, College Rock, Dance-Rock
Elegant, Stylish, Poignant, Wistful, Carefree, Cerebral, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sensual, Autumnal, Refined/Mannered, Bittersweet, Reflective, Stately, Wry, Whimsical, Sophisticated, Restrained, Confident, Gentle, Playful
Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Music Department
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (Commander of the British Empire), widely known by his stage name Sting, is a musician and actor.
Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock music band The Police. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and receiving an Oscar nomination for best song. Sting was an influential songwiter during the 1980s. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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St. Cuthbert's Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Nothern Counties College of Education, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known professionally by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist. He was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to 1983, before launching a solo career.
Fender Precision Bass, Fender Jazz Bass, Ibanez Musician Bass, Fender Telecaster Bass
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Guitarist, Producer, Activist, Actor
He playes on bass, mandoline, lute, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, guitalele, harmonica, saxophone, oboe, hurdy gurdy, synclavier, drums, percussion, Member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Member of Songwriters Hall of Fame, He worked as a bus conductor, constructor labourer, tax officer, schoolteacher, Big football fan
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Ernest Matthew Sumner (milkman, engineer)
Audrey Cowell (hairdresser)
Angela Sumner, Anita Sumner
Joseph Sumner (son) (b. 23 November 1976) (musician), Fuschia Sumner (daughter) (b. 17 April 1982), Mickey Sumner (daughter) (b. 19 January 1984), Jake Sumner (son) (b. 24 May 1985) (model), Coco Sumner (daughter) (b. 30 July 1990), Giacomo Sumner (daughter) (b. 17 December 1995)
Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Phil Collins, Bob Geldof, Kenny Kirkland, Mark Knopfler
Titus Groan, Gormenghast, Titus Alone
Newcastle, New York, Los Angeles, Malibu, Galway, Dublin, London
Black, White, Yellow, Green, Blue, Grey, Silver
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Rock, pop, new wave, jazz, new-age, blue-eyed soul, reggae, post-punk
Vocals, bass guitar, keyboard, guitar, lute, harmonica, saxophone, oboe, double bass, bass pedals, drum machine
A&M, Deutsche Grammophon, Universal Music Group
The Police, Strontium 90, Eberhard Schoener, Curved Air, Dire Straits, Afrojack
Cheb Mami, Fiction Plane, Eliot Sumner
Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Mylène Farmer
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Sting is married to Trudie Styler, they have been married for 23 years (since 20th August, 1992).
He was married to Frances Tomelty from 1976 to 1984.
He also dated Peggy Trentini.