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Chris Wolstenholme

British musician

Christopher Tony Wolstenholme (born December 2, 1978 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England) is an English musician. He sings and plays a bass guitar in the band Muse. He also sometimes plays guitar or keyboard instead of bass.

Chris Wolstenholme
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Background information
Birth nameChristopher Tony Wolstenholme
Born (1978-12-02) December 2, 1978 (age 40)
Rotherham, England
GenresNew prog, alternative rock, progressive rock, progressive metal, space rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsBass guitar, vocals, keyboards, guitar, harmonica, drums, synthesisers
Years active1992 - present
LabelsWarner Bros. Records
Eastwest Records
Atlantic Records
Helium 3
Associated actsMuse

Early and personal lifeEdit

Chris grew up in Rotherham before moving to Teignmouth where he had lived up until April 2010. While attending school there, he played for various different bands until he joined Muse when Matthew Bellamy and Dominic Howard invited him to their band. Today he is an acclaimed bass-player, receiving praise from many musicians.

Wolstenhome has six children with his wife Kelly: Alfie (born 1999), Ava-Jo (born 2001), Frankie (born 2003), Ernie (born 2008), Buster (born 2010) and Teddi, born 2012.[1]

In April 2010, he moved with his family to Dublin, Ireland.

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