Nick Valensi

by madman on November 1, 2016

2015 British Summer Time in Hyde Park - Day 1

Birth Name: Nicholas Valensi

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 16, 1981

*Sephardi Jewish (father)
*French (mother)

Nick Valensi is an American musician and songwriter. He is the lead guitarist of the rock band The Strokes. The other members of the band are Julian Casablancas, Nikolai Fraiture, Albert Hammond, Jr., and Fabrizio Moretti.

Nick’s father, who is Jewish, is from Tunisia. His mother, Danielle, has French ancestry. While it is sometimes said that Nick’s mother is also Jewish, this is evidently not the case.

Nick’s maternal grandfather is from Bordeaux, France. Nick spent many summers there growing up.

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