Nick Harmer

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Nick Harmer
Nick Harmer photographedbyRyanRussell.jpg
Background information
Born (1975-01-23) January 23, 1975 (age 39)
Landstuhl, West Germany
Instruments Bass guitar, backing vocals, organ, guitar
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Death Cab For Cutie, Juno

Nicholas Scott Harmer (born January 23, 1975) is the bass guitarist for the group Death Cab for Cutie.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Harmer was born in Landstuhl, Germany. He attended Governor John R. Rogers High School in Puyallup, Washington, and was President of his senior class. He played water polo and swam on the swim team.

In the short documentary "Open Windows" Harmer said he only wears black, blue and brown for concerts, cutting long sleeve shirts down to three quarter length. His father, George Harmer, is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and is a former controller for Gensco, Inc, a Tacoma, Washington wholesale firm. His mother, Sheryl Harmer, recently resigned as a director with the nonprofit organization Committee for Children, based in Seattle, Washington. Nick has one brother named Andrew who was married in May 2008.

In December 2009 Harmer announced via his Twitter account that he is engaged.


  • (Taken from DCFC's official website):


  • Lakland -Skyline Bob Glaub Signature- Black
  • Lakland -Skyline Bob Glaub Signature- White
  • Lakland -Skyline Bob Glaub Signature- Natural


  • Ashdown ABM 500 EVO II Head
  • Ashdown NEO 2x15 Cabinets



  1. ^ Leahey, Andrew. "Death Cab For Cutie". Allmusic. Retrieved August 25, 2011. 

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