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Name: Brendan Perry  
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Date of Birth: 30th June 1959
Place of Birth: Whitechapel, London, England, UK
Profession: Composer
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Brendan Perry (born June 30, 1959 in Whitechapel, London) is a singer and multi-instrumentalist who is the male half of the primary members of Dead Can Dance with Lisa Gerrard.


Dead Can Dance

Dead Can Dance originally formed as a quartet in 1981 in Melbourne, but in 1982 moved to London with members Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard. The band recorded eight albums on the 4AD recording label beginning with the self-titled, Dead Can Dance album.

Solo career

In 1999, Perry released his solo album, Eye of the Hunter, on 4AD. The album contains songs written by Perry, as well as a cover of Tim Buckley's song "I Must Have Been Blind". Perry would eventually cover two more Tim Buckley songs: "Happy Time" and "Dream Letter".



  • Eye of the Hunter (1999)


  • The 13 Year Itch (4AD compilation, 1993)
  • Rare on Air (KCRW compilation, 1994)
  • Sing a Song for You (Tim Buckley tribute album, 2000)

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Dead Can Dance

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