David Byrne

David Byrne

Known as the force behind Talking Heads, David Byrne also works as a photographer, film director, author, and solo artist.

David Byrne was born in Dumbarton, Scotland, on 14 May 1952. When he was 2 years old, his parents moved to Canada at the expense of a company that was recruiting engineers and semi-scientists from Europe. When David was 8 or 9 years old, his parents moved again, this time to the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland.

In September 1970, David went straight from High School to the Rhode Island School Of Design. It was here that... more