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Sumner in 1986

Bernard Sumner (b. 04 January 1956, also known as Bernard Albrecht, Bernard Dicken or "Barney") is a British musician, vocalist, songwriter, recording artist and record producer. He is best known as being frontman of British group New Order, established in 1980, and also as a founder member of Joy Division. In the late 1980s he also formed the duo Electronic with Johnny Marr, formerly of The Smiths.



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