Ben Gautrey

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Ben Gautrey
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Background information
Birth nameBenedict Gautrey
Also known asBen
Born (1980-11-21) 21 November 1980 (age 38)
Tokyo, Japan
GenresAlternative rock
InstrumentsSinger, guitar
Years active1998–present
Associated actsThe Cooper Temple Clause, Type Two Error

Benedict "Ben" Gautrey (born 21 November 1980 in Tokyo[1][2]) is an English singer-songwriter, formerly the frontman of the band The Cooper Temple Clause. He currently fronts Type Two Error.

Gautrey grew up in Reading, Berkshire, but was born in Tokyo, Japan, where his father was at the time an employee of the United Nations University.

Following the split of The Cooper Temple Clause, Gautrey became chairman of local amateur cricket club Wokingham Chestnuts Cricket Club,[3] and also became the player manager of Ashridge Park FC.[4]

Gautrey featured on a track called Brain by Black Onassis, a project started by Christopher Karloff, formerly of Kasabian.

He is currently a member of Type Two Error, with fellow former Cooper Temple Clause bandmate Kieran Mahon.

Gautrey sings lead vocals on the following Cooper Temple Clause songs: