Richey Edwards bio

Birth Name: Richard James Edwards

Occupation: Songwriter

Place Of Birth: Wales

Date Of Birth: December22, 1967

Date Of Death: February 1, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Richey Edwards was born on the 22nd of December, 1967. He was known for being a Songwriter. Remembered for his acclaimed lyrics and his rhythm guitar work for the Welsh alternative band Manic Street Preachers, he disappeared under mysterious circumstances in February of 1995, and in 2008 was officially presumed to be dead.

Richey Edwards was born in Wales. After earning a political history degree from the University of Wales, Swansea, he became a driver for Manic Street Preachers and was quickly invited to join the band. His highly poetic lyrics were influenced by the work of poets and philosophers such as, respectively, Arthur Rimbaud and Albert Camus .

Richey Edwards was a Capricorn and was born in the Generation X.

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Richey Edwards was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

Richard James Edwards is part of the Baby boomers generation. Baby Boomer is the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Richey’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Richey Edwards’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Richey Edwards’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Richey Edwards kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Richey Edwards was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Richard James Edwards
NICKNAME:Richey James, Richey Manic
BIRTH SIGN:Capricorn
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Richey Edwards was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Richey Edwards was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Richey Edwards had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Richey Edwards’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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