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Jarvis Cocker

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Jarvis Branson Cocker is an English musician and frontman for the band Pulp. Through his work with the band, Cocker became a figurehead of the Britpop movement of the mid-1990s. Following Pulp's hiatus, Cocker has led a successful solo career. Jarvis Cocker currently presents his own radio show on BBC Radio 6 Music, Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service.… Read More

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  • A Britpop Star, A Gallerist And A Former Barbershop
    NYTimes - Oct 06, 2016
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    Yahoo News - Sep 23, 2016
  • Grime Artist Skepta Wins Prestigious Mercury Music Prize
    Yahoo News - Sep 15, 2016
  • Found Art: Cornelia Parker And Jarvis Cocker Share Their Spoils
    Guardian (UK) - May 25, 2016

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1963 Birth Born on September 19, 1963.

THIRTIES

Cocker's penchant for TV appearances was reflected in a parody of "Common People" ("Showbiz People") which was featured on the satirical comedy show Spitting Image in 1996.
1997 - 1999 2 More Events
2001 37 Years Old In 2001, he contributed "Everybody Loves The Underdog" to the soundtrack for Mike Bassett: England Manager.
2003 39 Years Old He re-emerged in 2003 to promote a new album, under the pseudonym "Darren Spooner", for his new band Relaxed Muscle. … Read More

FORTIES

2004 - 2005 2 More Events
Cocker's debut album, Jarvis, was released in the UK on 13 November 2006. … Read More
In 2007, Cocker contributed to two songs on French electronica group Air's album "Pocket Symphony" – performing on "One Hell of a Party" and (with Charlotte Gainsbourg) "The Duelist".
Cocker debuted a new song, "Angela", on BBC2's "The Summer Exhibition: A Culture Show Special", on 13 June 2008 that remains available for viewing on the BBC website. … Read More
2009 45 Years Old 1 More Event
He also guested as a panellist on BBC's Question Time in July 2009.
2010 46 Years Old Cocker won the Sony DAB Rising Star Award 2010, voted for by listeners, for his BBC Radio 6 Music Show.
In January 2011 he appeared with fellow musician Richard Hawley and DJ Marc Riley on a Radio 4 programme, entitled "In Search of the Holy Whale", whereby the trio embarked on a whale-watching expedition in the sea off Cork, Ireland.

FIFTIES

2014 50 Years Old In 2014, he was the Editor-at-Large for Faber and Faber, and Singing from the Floor by JP Bean is his first acquisition. … Read More
2015 51 Years Old In 2015, Cocker was among the signatories of a pledge committing to a "cultural boycott" of Israel.
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