Morrissey

by andrew on July 22, 2015

SXSW 2006 Film and Music Festival in Austin - Day 2

Birth Name: Steven Patrick Morrissey

Place of Birth: Barton, Lancashire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 22 May, 1959

Ethnicity: Irish

Morrissey is a British singer and lyricist. He was a lyricist and vocalist for the rock band The Smiths. Johnny Marr was also a member of the band.

Morrissey is the son of Irish Catholic parents, Elizabeth Ann (Dwyer) and Peter Aloysius Morrissey, who emigrated to Manchester from Crumlin, Dublin.

Morrissey’s paternal grandparents were Peter Morrissey and Ellen McDonnell.

Morrissey’s maternal grandparents were Patrick Stephen Dwyer and Bridget “Betty” McImermey.

Morrissey is a second cousin, once removed, of Irish footballer Robbie Keane. Morrissey’s father’s cousin, Thomas Nolan, was Robbie’s grandfather.

Sources: Family tree of Morrissey – http://c.morrissey-solo.com

Morrissey’s relation to Robbie Keane – http://true-to-you.net

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