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Marilyn Manson

Birthdate: 5. January 1969

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Brian Hugh Warner , known professionally as Marilyn Manson, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, actor, painter, author and former music journalist. He is known for his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer of the band Marilyn Manson, which he co-founded with guitarist Daisy Berkowitz and of which he remains the only constant member. His stage name was formed by combining and juxtaposing the names of two American pop cultural icons: actress Marilyn Monroe and cult leader Charles Manson.

Manson is best known for his band's records released in the 1990s, most notably Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals, which, along with his public image, earned him a reputation in the mainstream media as a controversial figure and a negative influence on young people. In the U.S. alone, three of the band's albums have been awarded platinum status and three more went gold, and the band has had eight releases debut in the top ten, including two number-one albums. Manson has been ranked number 44 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader, and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.

Manson made his film debut in 1997 as an actor in David Lynch's Lost Highway. Since then he has appeared in a variety of minor roles and cameos. He was interviewed in Michael Moore's political documentary Bowling for Columbine, discussing possible motivations for the 1999 Columbine massacre and allegations that his music was a contributory factor. On September 13–14, 2002, his first art show, The Golden Age of Grotesque, was held at the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions center. He revealed a series of 20 paintings in 2010 entitled Genealogies of Pain, an exhibition showcased at Kunsthalle gallery in Vienna, Austria, on which he collaborated with David Lynch.

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Quotes Marilyn Manson

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„Suicide is painless.“

—  Marilyn Manson
Though covered by Manson, this is actually a lyric to "Suicide Is Painless" written by Mike Altman for the movie M*A*S*H (1970); the music (written by Johnny Mandel) later provided the theme music for the M*A*S*H TV series.

„We don't believe in credibility, because we know that we're fucking incredible.“

—  Marilyn Manson
" We're From America http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/marilynmanson/werefromamerica.html".

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„The death of one is a tragedy, but death of a million is just a statistic.“

—  Marilyn Manson
Being from Manson's Fight Song of Holy Wood, this is actually a quote from German writer Erich Maria Remarque, also often misattributed to Josef Stalin.

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„We don't like to kill our unborn, we need them to grow up and fight our wars.“

—  Marilyn Manson
" We're From America http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/marilynmanson/werefromamerica.html".

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