Ted Dwane

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Ted Dwane
Birth name Edward James Milton Dwane
Born (1984-08-15) 15 August 1984 (age 29)
Genres Folk rock, indie folk
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, double bass, bass guitar, guitar, drums
Years active 2007–present
Labels Island Records (UK), Universal Music Group (Canada & AUS) and Glassnote Records (US)
Website teddwane.com

Ted Dwane (Edward James Milton Dwane, born 15 August 1984) is a British musician and photographer, best known for being the bassist of the Grammy Award winning British folk rock band Mumford & Sons.

Music career

Dwane is a founding member of the British folk band Mumford & Sons. He plays the double bass, bass guitar, drums, guitar and provides backing vocals. Dwane performed with two of his current band members, Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall, with Laura Marling before Mumford & Sons.1

Photography

Dwane is a keen photographer and has a photography blog on the Mumford & Sons website.2 Dwane held his first solo photography exhibition, A show of faces, on the 16th November to the 24th November 2013 in Shoreditch, London.3

Health

On 10 June 2013, while in Texas, Dwane was taken to hospital for an operation to remove a blood clot from his brain, after "feeling unwell for a few days".4 He was discharged on the 13th of June after a successful operation.5 Mumford & Sons had to cancel three performances in America including the 2013 Bonnaroo Music Festival so Dwane could fully recover.6

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