Terence Trent D'Arby

Terence Trent D'Arby

Born Mar 15, 1962

Sananda Francesco Maitreya, better known by his former stage name Terence Trent D'Arby, is an American singer-songwriter who came to fame with his album Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby, released in July 1987, which included the singles "Wishing Well" and "Sign Your Name". The album has sold over 14 million copies.… Read More

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1962 Birth Terence Trent D'Arby was born Terence Trent Howard in Manhattan in 1962. … Read More


1980 18 Years Old He trained as a boxer in Orlando and in 1980 won the Florida Golden Gloves lightweight championship. … Read More


1983 21 Years Old He was formally court-martialed and dishonorably discharged by the army in April 1983 after going absent without leave. … Read More
1986 24 Years Old In 1986 he left West Germany for London, where he briefly played with The Bojangels, after which he signed a solo recording deal.
1987 25 Years Old D'Arby's debut solo album, Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby, released in July 1987, is his best-known commercial work. … Read More
1988 26 Years Old He expressed a high opinion of his debut album, brashly claiming that it was the most important album since the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper. The album earned him a Grammy Award in March 1988 in the category Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male. … Read More


1996 34 Years Old During the 1990s, his relations with his record label Columbia Records became strained, eventually leading to his departure in 1996. … Read More
1999 37 Years Old In 1999, D'Arby collaborated with INXS to replace his friend, the late vocalist Michael Hutchence, so the band could play at the official opening of Stadium Australia, a major venue for the Sydney Olympics. … Read More
2001 39 Years Old 1 More Event
He legally changed his name six years later on October 4, 2001, explaining, "Terence Trent D'Arby was dead... he watched his suffering as he died a noble death. … Read More


2002 40 Years Old In 2002, Maitreya moved to Milan, Italy, and began working on his sixth album, Angels & Vampires - Volume I. … Read More
2005 43 Years Old On July 29, 2005, the mastered album was finally released through his webshop utilizing the MP3 format and then became also available in CD format. … Read More
2006 44 Years Old On April 29, 2006, he released the finished mastered album in his online shop. … Read More
2011 49 Years Old Most of the albums were recorded in Milano, his new hometown. 2011 was the year of The Sphinx, available at Sananda.org. 2013 was the year of "Return To Zooathalon", released worldwide on March 15, 2013 on the official website and on various music stores.


2015 53 Years Old In 2015 he released a double album called "The Rise Of The Zugebrian Time Lords", the album has 3 covers of The Beatles as well as original material.
2016 54 Years Old In 2016, he released his twelfth album called "Prometheus & Pandora". … Read More
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