Damon Albarn

BRIT Awards 2012 - Arrivals

Albarn in 2012, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: Stepney, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 23 March, 1968

Ethnicity: English, some Danish and Irish

Damon Albarn is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is the singer for the rock band Blur and a member of the virtual band Gorillaz. Graham Coxon, Alex James, and Dave Rowntree are also members of Blur.

Damon is the son of Hazel Dring and artist Keith Albarn. He has a daughter with artist Suzi Winstanley. He has also become an Icelandic citizen. Damon has said that his mother has Danish ancestry.

Damon’s paternal grandfather was Edward Albarn (the son of Edward Albarn and Charlotte Corp). Damon’s grandfather Edward was born in Leicester, Leicestershire. Damon’s great-grandfather Edward was the son of John Albarn and Elizabeth Allen Picker. Charlotte was the daughter of William Alfred Corp and Annie Maria Roye. Charlotte’s great-grandfather, William Corp, was born in Dublin, Ireland.

Damon’s paternal grandmother’s surname was Hockley.

Damon’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Bowser.

Source: Marriage record of Damon’s parents – https://familysearch.org

9 Responses

  1. md65 says:

    correction: Damon was actually born in Whitechapel, London, England, U.K.

  2. md65 says:

    Damon’s paternal grandfather was named Edward Albarn, the son of Edward Albarn and Charlotte Corp. Charlotte’s great-grandfather, William Corp, was born in Dublin, Ireland.

    Sources: https://www.ancestry.com.au/genealogy/records/edward-albarn-24-skm9kx

  3. md65 says:

    His maternal great-grandmother Betsey Ann Beer was Cornish

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