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Alvin Stardust
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Alvin Stardust in 1974
Background information
Birth name Bernard William Jewry
Also known as Shane Fenton
Born (1942-09-27)27 September 1942
Muswell Hill, North London, England
Died 23 October 2014(2014-10-23) (aged 72)
Ifold, West Sussex, England
Genres Glam rock, rock and roll, pop, musical theatre, actor
Instruments Vocal, guitar
Years active 1960–2014

Bernard William Jewry (27 September 1942 – 23 October 2014), known as Alvin Stardust, was an English pop singer and stage actor. He first performed as Shane Fenton. He was best known for singles released in the 1970s and 1980s, including "My Coo Ca Choo", the UK Singles Chart-topper "Jealous Mind", and "I Feel Like Buddy Holly".

Stardust was born in Muswell Hill, London. He was raised in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He died in Ifold, West Sussex, England from prostate cancer, aged 72.


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