Ian Dury

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Ian Robins Dury (12 May 1942  27 March 2000) was a British singer, songwriter and actor who rose to fame in the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He was the lead singer and lyricist of Ian Dury and the Blockheads and previously Kilburn and the High Roads.

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Ian Dury
Dury performing at the Roundhouse, London, in 1978
Dury performing at the Roundhouse, London, in 1978
Background information
Birth nameIan Robins Dury
Born(1942-05-12)12 May 1942
Harrow, Middlesex, England
Died27 March 2000(2000-03-27) (aged 57)
Hampstead, London, England
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, actor
Years active1970–2000
LabelsDawn, Stiff, Polydor, Demon, Ronnie Harris
Spouse(s)Sophy Tilson (1996—2000)
Elizabeth Rathmell (1967—1985)