Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy

Hometown: Northampton (UK)


Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English rock vocalist. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus, and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such as Deep and Love Hysteria. Thin, with prominent cheekbones, a baritone voice, and a penchant for gloomy poetics, Murphy is often called the "Godfather of Goth."


Peter Murphy live in Philadelphia

Peter Murphy

live in Philadelphia (2013)

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