Chris Stein

Born Jan 5, 1950

Christopher "Chris" Stein is the co-founder and guitarist of the New Wave band, Blondie. He is also a producer and performer for the classic soundtrack of the hip hop film, Wild Style. In addition to being the sole writer of the Blondie hit song, "Sunday Girl", Stein co-wrote numerous hits with Blondie's lead vocalist, Deborah Harry, including "Heart of Glass", "Picture This", "Dreaming", "Island of Lost Souls", "Rapture", and "Rip Her to Shreds".… Read More

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    Blondie's Debbie Harry Brings Harmony To The Presidential Election
    Huffington Post - Sep 30, 2016
  • How Blondie Created 'heart Of Glass'
    Wall Street Journal - Mar 05, 2015
  • Debbie Harry, Chris Stein Share Blondie Memories
    USA Today - Jun 19, 2013
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    Amazing Graffiti In Brooklyn, Ny
    CNN - Jun 05, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Chris Stein.


1950 Birth Born on January 5, 1950.


1982 32 Years Old Stein also ran the Animal Records label between 1982 and 1984.
1983 33 Years Old In 1983, Stein was diagnosed with pemphigus, a rare autoimmune disease of the skin, but he has since regained normal function.
1989 39 Years Old …  Stein and Harry broke up in 1989, but they have continued to work together.


1999 49 Years Old He married the actress Barbara Sicuranza in 1999. … Read More


2011 61 Years Old As of 2011, he was still touring and recording music with Blondie.
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