Chrissie Hynde

American singer-songwriter and rock musician; founder of The Pretenders

Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde (born 7 September 1951[1] Akron, Ohio) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. She is a member of the rock band The Pretenders. She has been singing since about 1975.

Chrissie Hynde
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Chrissie Hynde in concert in August 2007 in Santa Barbara, California.
Background information
Birth nameChristine Ellen Hynde
Born (1951-09-07) 7 September 1951 (age 70)
Akron, Ohio, United States
GenresRock, New Wave
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, guitarist
InstrumentsRhythm Guitar
Years active1975–present
LabelsSire, WEA, Rhino


  1. "Happy 60th Birthday, Chrissie Hynde! -". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-03-28.

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