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BERNARD SUMNER

Birth: Wednesday 4 January 1956 Lower Broughton, Salford (UK)
Note: he was born Bernard Dicken; later he changed his name to Bernard Albrecht, then Bernard Sumner


 

EDUCATION

Grammar School Salford (UK)


 

PREVIOUS JOB

Cosgrove Hall Manchester (UK)


 

INSTRUMENT

Guitar (main):Gibson SG Standard (without Vibrola) | Shergold Masquerader
Amplification: Vox UD 30, through Vox Cabinet with 2x 12-inch Marshall speakers

Bass (on The sound of music): using Peter Hook's Yamaha RB 1200

Keyboards (on Atmosphere | I remember nothing | Love will tear us apart): ARP Omni-2 | Powertran Transcendent 2000
Effects: Melos (echo unit) | MXR Graphic (six-band equalizer) | Chorus Flanger | Altair PW-5 (power attenuator)


 

OTHER BANDS

Electronic | New Order