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Trevor Horn

Trevor Charles Horn, CBE (born 15 July 1949) is an English pop music record producer, songwriter, musician and singer. He was born in Houghton-le-Spring in northeastern England. Due to his influence on 1980s popular music, he has been called "The Man Who Invented the Eighties." Horn has produced commercially successful songs and albums for numerous British and international artists. He won a Grammy Award for producing "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal. As a musician, he has had chart success with the bands The Buggles, Yes and Art of Noise. He also owns a significant stake in the recording company ZTT Records, Sarm Studios and a music publishing company, Perfect Songs. The three are combined under the corporate umbrella of SPZ. Trevor Horn grew up in Houghton-le-Spring, part of the municipality of Sunderland, England. His parents, John and Elizabeth, were from Hetton-le-Hole, which is near Sunderland. His father worked as an engineer, with technology related to milk production as his specialty. Trevor has two sisters, Janet and Marjorie, and a brother, Ken. Both sisters eventually emigrated to Canada. Trevor became a bass player at school and was a member of a youth orchestra at Johnston

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Trevor Horn in 'The Buggles': 'Memba Him?!

Trevor Horn in 'The Buggles'
'Memba Him?!

As a member of The Buggles, Trevor Horn became famous with the song "Video Killed the Radio Star." Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

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Oh-a-Oh

The 61-year-old resurfaced at some event recently, looking fancy."Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video ever played on MTV.The song is sampled in the Nicki Minaj and will.i.am hit… READ MORE >

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