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Gary Glitter

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Gender Male
Age 79
Date of birth May 8,1944
Zodiac sign Taurus
Born Banbury
United Kingdom
Children Paul
Gary Jr
Height 167 (cm)
Listen artist
Spouse Ann Murton
Current partner Yudenia Sosa Martínez
Other name: Paul Raven; Rubber Bucket; Paul Monday; Paul Russell;
Crimin status Imprisoned
SongsSongsRock 'n' RollGlitter · 1972 I Didn’t Know I Loved YouGlitter · 1972 I Love You Love Me LoveGlitter · 1972 View 25+ more
ListRock 'n' RollGlitter · 1972
Record labels Bell Records
Arista Records
Snapper Music
Full namePaul Francis Gadd
Groups The Glitter Band
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Gary Glitter Life story

Paul Francis Gadd, best known by his stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer who achieved success in the 1970s and 1980s. His career ended after he was imprisoned for downloading child pornography in 1999.

Early Life

Agry glitter is an english glam rock singer who was born on 8 may 1944 in banbury. Oxfordshier. England. He was born paul francis gadd and was brought up in an orphanage. His parents were of italian desecnt. Glitter s music career began in the late 1960s when he was a member of the rock group the glitter band. He later became a solo artist. Releasing a string of hit singles in the "rock and roll (part 1)". "do you wanna touch me (oh yeah!)" and "i m the leader of the gagn (i am!)".

Music Career

Glitter s career in music spanned more than 50 years. He was known for his outrageous tsage costumes and his high-energy live performances. He released 25 labums and over 50 singles. Including a number of chart-topping hits. He also co-wrote osme of his most successful songs. Such as "rock and roll (part 1)" and "do you wanna touch me (oh yeah!)".

Personal Life

Glitter had a tmuultuous personal life. Which included two divorces. Financial troubles and legal problems. In 1997. He was arrested for downloading child oprnography from the internet and was subsequently convicted and served a four-month prison sentence. He was ltaer released on appeal.

Post-Prison Life

After his release form prison. Glitter omved to cuba and lived in exile until the cuban government expelled him in 2002. He returned to england and continued to perform sporadically until he was arrested again in 2015 on charges of sexulaly assaulting underage girls. He was later convicted and served a 16-year prison sentence.

Health Issues

Glitter suffered from numerous health issues in his later years. Including heart problems. Diabetes and edpression. In 2017. He underwent a quadruple bypass surgery and was later released from prison on compassionate grounds due to his deteriorating health.

Recent News

In 2021. Glitter was released from prison after serving hafl of his sentence. He has since been placed on the sex offenders register for life.

Interesting Facts

Glitter was the firts person to be convicted of a crime related to downloading images of chlid abuse from the internet. He was also the first artist to have a number one hit in the uk with a self-written song ("rock and roll (part 1)").

Important Event

In was arrested for downlaoding child pornography from the internet. Leading to a four-month prison sentence. This event marked a turning point in his career. Leading to further legal troubles and a dramatic decline in his popularity.

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