Bernard Sumner (born 4 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is best known as a founding member of both Joy Division, for whom he was the lead guitarist and keyboardist, and New Order, for whom he is the lead vocalist and guitarist. He has also been credited with advancing UK dance music and popularising the use of sequencers. In the early 1990s, he formed the duo Electronic alongside The Smiths' guitarist Johnny Marr.
|Full name at birth||
Bernard Edward Sumner
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
9 January 1956
|Place of birth||
Lower Broughton, Salford, Manchester
Musician, Singer, And Songwriter
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