Hook, Peter

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Hook, Peter Gender: M
Peter Woodhead
born on 13 February 1956 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Salford, England, 53n28, 2w18
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°56' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 14°10 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 12°25'

Peter Hook (performing live with New Order in Manchester, in 2005)


English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer, best known as the bassist and co-founder of English rock bands Joy Division and New Order.

Hook formed the band which was to become Joy Division with Bernard Sumner in 1976. Following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis in 1980, the band reformed as New Order, and Hook played bass with them until 2007.

Hook has recorded one album with Revenge (One True Passion), two albums with Monaco (Music for Pleasure and Monaco) and one album with Freebass (It's a Beautiful Life), serving as bassist, keyboardist and lead vocalist. He is currently the lead singer and bassist for Peter Hook and the Light.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Curtis, Ian (born 15 July 1956). Notes: Members of Joy Division


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes him in Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook (Simon and Schuster, 2013): "I was born at about four o'clock in the afternoon at Hope Hospital, Salford on 13 February 1956 – and no, not Friday the thirteenth; it was a Monday. Mum: Irene Acton. ... Dad: John (Jack) Woodhead."


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Joy Division, New Order)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Bass guitar, electronic drums, synthesizer, guitar, melodica)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Record/ music)