Peter Noone - biography

Singer from England

Peter Noone Peter Noone (born Peter Blair Denis Bernard Noone, 5 November 1947, Davyhulme, Lancashire) is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and actor, best known as Herman of the successful 1960s rock group Herman's Hermits. The son of an accountant, Noone attended Wellacre Primary School in Flixton and Stretford Grammar School near Manchester. He played a number of acting roles on television, including that of Stanley Fairclough in the soap opera Coronation Street. Noone studied voice and drama at St Bede's College, Manchester and Manchester School of Music, where he won the Outstanding Young Musician Award. Early in his career, he used the stage name Peter Novak. At the age of 15, he became the lead singer, spokesman, and frontman of Herman's Hermits. As "Herman", the photogenic Noone appeared on the cover of many international publications, including the Time Magazine's cover collage showing new faces in popular music. After leaving Herman's Hermits in 1971, Noone recorded four singles for UK RAK Records, one single for UK and US Philips, and several singles for the small UK record label, Bus Stop Records. His first RAK single, "Oh! You Pretty Things", peaked at No.12 in the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Peter Blair Denis Bernard Noone,Noone, Peter
Date of birth
1947-11-05
Place of birth
Davyhulme
Nationality
England
Spouse(s)
Mireille Strasser Noone
Profession
Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Performances

Year Performance Character
2005 Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone
2005 Charlie Gracie: Fabulous! An Intimate Portrait of a Rock Pioneer
2005 California Classic Rock
2000 The British Invasion Returns
1988 Rockin' the Night Away
1966 Hold On!
1964 Herman's Hermits: Listen People: 1964-1969

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