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Declan Patrick MacManus? (born 25 August, 1954, in London), better known by his stage name, Elvis Costello, is a popular British musician, singer, and songwriter of Irish ancestry.
Some sources list his full given name as Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus?; however, Aloysius was not one of his names at birth, being added years later.
Costello was an early participant in London's pub rock scene in the mid-1970s, and later became associated with the punk rock and new wave musical genres, before establishing himself as a unique and original voice in the 1980s. His output has been wildly diverse: One critic has written that "Costello, the pop encyclopedia, can reinvent the past in his own image" (see 1).
= MacManus? was born in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington in London, living in the area until h...
|years active||1977 - present|
|music genre||Rock music|