Chrissie Hynde

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Christine Ellen Hynde

Also Known As: "Chrissie"
Birthplace: Akron, Summit County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Melville Grant Hynde and Dolores Hynde
Ex-wife of Jim Kerr and Private
Ex-partner of Private
Mother of Private and Private

Occupation: Singer, Song Writer
Managed by: Private User
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About Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde is an American musician who is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.

Inspired by hippie counter-culture, Hynde worked in London with Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood at their punk-themed clothing store, SEX. In 1978, she formed her own band, The Pretenders, with the late Pete Farndon, the late James Honeyman-Scott, and Martin Chambers. As singer, songwriter, and guitarist, she has been the only constant member of the band throughout its history. She has also released a number of hits with other musicians including Frank Sinatra and UB40. Hynde and The Pretenders were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Chrissie Hynde's Timeline

September 7, 1951
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, United States