BirthdayJuly 15, 1956

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Ian Curtis

    Full name: Ian Curtis
    Also known as: Ian Curtis
    Professions: Musician and songwriter
    Occupation: Musician, singer, songwriter

  2. Ian Curtis Measurements

    Height: 6' (1.83 m)

  3. Ian Curtis Known for

    Heat (1995), The Equalizer (2014), The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), Vasko namai (2005)

  4. Ian Curtis Death information

    Died: Sunday, 18th of May, 1980 (Age: 23)

  5. Ian Curtis Biography

    Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English musician, and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division. Joy Division released their debut album, Unknown Pleasures, in 1979 and recorded their follow-up, Closer, in 1980. Curtis, who suffered from epilepsy and depression, committed suicide on 18 May 1980, on the eve of Joy Division's first North American tour, resulting in the band's dissolution and the subsequent formation of New Order.Curtis was known for his baritone voice, dance style, and songwriting filled with imagery of desolation, emptiness and alienation.In 1995, Curtis' widow Deborah published Touching from a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy Division, a biography of the singer. His life and death have been dramatised in the films 24 Hour Party People (2002) and Control (2007).

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