Dudley Klute

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Dudley Klute
Birth name Dudley Kludt
Also known as "The Pretty One"
Origin Boston, MA
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, percussion, bass
Years active 1980s-present
Labels Merge, New Dance, Antler, Les Disques du Crépuscule, LTM, Affairs of the Heart

Dudley Klute (born December 10) is an American vocalist and songwriter noted for his work with the Belgian New Wave band Kid Montana[1] in the 1980s, and his subsequent collaborations with Stephin Merritt's The Magnetic Fields (he was a guest singer on 69 Love Songs[2]), LD Beghtol, and other musicians. Additionally, he was one-third of the live-only performance ensemble The Three Terrors[3] along with Merritt and Beghtol. Klute lives in Manhattan.


  1. ^ "Kid Montana - The Belgian Pop & Rock Archives". Houbi.com. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 
  2. ^ James Hannaham (1999-09-07). "Summer of 69 - Page 1 - Music - New York". Village Voice. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 
  3. ^ "The Three Terrors | august 2004". sctas.com. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 

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