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Mark Hollis
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Background information
Birth nameMark David Hollis
Born(1955-01-04)4 January 1955[1]
Tottenham, London, England[1]
Died25 February 2019(2019-02-25) (aged 64)
Wimbledon, London, England
GenresNew wave, synthpop, art rock, post-rock, folk, jazz, ambient
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active1977–1998, 2012
Associated actsTalk Talk, Unkle, Anja Garbarek

Mark David Hollis (4 January 1955 – 25 February 2019) was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He was known as the co-founder, lead singer and main songwriter of the synthpop/post-rock band Talk Talk. His 1998 debut solo album was his best known work.[2] Hollis had largely retired from the recording industry in the late 1990s.

On 25 February 2019, it was announced that Hollis died at the age of 64 from a short-illness at his Wimbledon, London home.[3][4]


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