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Fred Frith

Fred FrithBorn: 2-Feb-1949
Birthplace: Heathfield, Sussex, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Guitarist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Avant garde rock guitarist

Brother: Simon Frith
Brother: Chris Frith
Wife: Heike Liss
Son: Finn
Daughter: Lucia

    University: BA English Literature, Cambridge University (1970)
    University: MA English Literature, Cambridge University (1974)
    Professor: Mills College, Oakland, CA

    Henry Cow Multi-instrumentalist (1968-78)
    Robert Wyatt Multi-instrumentalist (1974-75 and 1984)
    Ivor Cutler Viola (1975)
    Brian Eno Guitarist (1977-78)
    Art Bears Multi-instrumentalist (1978-81)
    Aqsak Maboul Multi-instrumentalist (1979)
    Fred Frith and Henry Kaiser Guitarist (1979-84)
    Eugene Chadbourne Guitarist (1979)
    The Residents Guitarist (1979-82)
    Lindsay Cooper Guitarist (1979-80)
    Bob Ostertag Guitarist (1980-94)
    The Muffins Multi-instrumentalist (1980)
    Massacre Multi-instrumentalist (1981-98)
    Etron Fou Leloublan Multi-instrumentalist (1981 and 1985)
    Material Multi-instrumentalist (1981-83)
    Skeleton Crew Guitarist (1982-86)
    Laurie Anderson Keyboardist (1982)
    Company Multi-instrumentalist (1982)
    Soft Heap Guitarist
    The Golden Palominos Guitarist/Violinist (1983-85)
    Doctor Umezu Band Guitarist/Violinist (1983)
    Bill Laswell Multi-instrumentalist (1983-84)
    Curlew Multi-instrumentalist (1983-84)
    David Moss Guitarist (1983-87)
    V-effect Guitarist (1984)
    Tenko Multi-instrumentalist (1984 and 1987)
    John Zorn Guitarist (1984-99)
    The Violent Femmes Guitarist (1985)
    French-Frith-Kaiser-Thompson Multi-instrumentalist (1987-90)
    Jim Staley Guitarist (1986)
    Bongwater Guitarist (1987)
    Rebby Sharp Guitarist (1987 and 1990)
    Half Japanese Guitarist (1988-89)
    Rene Lussier Multi-instrumentalist (1987-89)
    Seigen Ono Guitarist (1987)
    Bongos, Bass and Bob Violinist (1988)
    Nicky Skopelitis Violinist (1989)
    Swans Violinist (1989)
    Thinking Plague Guitarist (1989)
    Naked City Bassist (1989-93)
    Tone Dogs Guitarist/Violinst (1990)
    Hans Reichel Guitarist (1990)
    Keep The Dog Guitarist/Violinist (1991)
    Death Ambient Guitarist (1995-)
    Fred Frith Guitar Quartet Guitarist (1996-97)
    Maybe Monday Guitarist (1998-)
    The Science Group Guitarist (1999)
    Fred Frith
    Esalen Performer

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