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David Byrne Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
May 14, 1952 (68)
Birth Place:
Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
Bio:
Broadway: American Utopia (2019). Byrne works in a variety of mediums. Born in Dumbarton, Scotland, he grew up in North America and was educated at art schools in Maryland and Rhode Island. Since leaving the Talking Heads, the band he co-founded in the 1970s, Byrne has released nine solo albums, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 14, 1952 (68)

Birth Place: Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND

Bio:
Broadway: American Utopia (2019). Byrne works in a variety of mediums. Born in Dumbarton, Scotland, he grew up in North America and was educated at art schools in Maryland and Rhode Island. Since leaving the Talking Heads, the band he co-founded in the 1970s, Byrne has released nine solo albums, ... (read complete bio)

Broadway: American Utopia (2019). Byrne works in a variety of mediums. Born in Dumbarton, Scotland, he grew up in North America and was educated at art schools in Maryland and Rhode Island. Since leaving the Talking Heads, the band he co-founded in the 1970s, Byrne has released nine solo albums, most recently American Utopia (2018). Byrne has been honored with an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Grammy awards, along with Obie, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel and the Theatre World awards for Here Lies Love.

David Byrne Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Achievement in Music
David ByrneHere Lies Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Music
David Byrne, Here Lies Love
 
Obie Awards - 2013 - Music And Lyrics Gold Star
David Byrne, Here Lies Love