Thomas Mars

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Thomas Mars
Thomas Mars 2014.jpg
Mars in 2014
Background information
Birth name Thomas Pablo Croquet
Born (1976-11-21) November 21, 1976 (age 37)
Versailles, France
Genres Alternative rock
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1999–present
Labels Glassnote Records, Loyauté

Thomas Pablo Croquet (born November 21, 1976), known as Thomas Mars, is a French musician and the lead singer of the French alternative rock band Phoenix.

History[edit]

Mars was born in Versailles, France in 1976. In the early 1990s, Mars and his schoolfriend Chris Mazzalai formed the band Phoenix. Mazzalai's older brother, Laurent Brancowitz, also joined the band. The band has released five albums and won a Grammy Award.[1]

Personal life[edit]

In 2011, Mars married Sofia Coppola at Palazzo Margherita (Bernalda). They have had two daughters together, Romy Mars and Cosima Mars.[2] Mars is the nephew of German literary critic Hellmuth Karasek.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lamont, Tom. "Thomas Mars: soundtrack of my life". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Hammel, Sara. "Sofia Coppola, Thomas Mars Wed in Italy". People. Retrieved 26 August 2013.