Hardy Fox

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Hardy Fox
Birth nameHardy Winfred Fox, Jr.
Also known asCharles Bobuck
BornMarch 29, 1945
Longview, Texas
DiedOctober 30, 2018(2018-10-30) (aged 73)
GenresExperimental rock, avant-garde
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Years active1969-2018
LabelsRalph Records
Associated actsThe Residents

Hardy Winfred Fox, Jr. (March 29, 1945 – October 30, 2018) was an American musician. He was co-founder of the band The Residents as well as their primary composer.[1][2] During his time with The Residents, and after leaving the band in 2015, he recorded as a solo artist under many names, such as Charles Bobuck, Combo de Mechanico, Sonido de la Noche, Black Tar, and more. His newer solo albums were published by Austrian record label Klanggalerie. He was married to Steven Kloman.[3]

Studio album discography[edit]

with The Residents[edit]

with Snakefinger[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

as Charles Bobuck[edit]

  • (2011) Dolor Generar
  • (2012) Codgers on the Moon
  • (2013) Life is ... My Only Sunshine
  • (2014) The Highway
  • (2014) Roman de la Rose
  • (2015) What was left of Grandpa
  • (2016) Bobuck plays The Residents
  • (2017) Nineteen-sixty-seven

as Hardy Fox[edit]

  • (2018) A Day Hanging Dead Between Heaven and Earth (with Fred Frith)
  • (2018) Heart (aka Hardy Fox)
  • (2018) Nachtzug
  • (2018) Rilla Contemplates Love
  • (2019) 25 Minus Minutes

as other pseudonyms[edit]

  • (1997) Pollex Christi (The Residents / Max Steinway)
  • (2001) High Horses (Combo de Mechanico)
  • (2011) Coochie Brake (Sonidos de la Noche)
  • (2011) The Rivers of Hades (The Residents)
  • (2013) Mush-room (The Residents)

Bibliography[edit]

as Charles Bobuck[edit]

  • (2016) THIS

as Hardy Fox[edit]

  • (2017) The Swords of Slidell
  • (2017) Wallpaper
  • (2017) The Stone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schell, Michael. "Theory of Mashup: Remembering the Residents' Hardy Fox (1945–2018)". Second Inversion. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Hardy Fox, of the avant-garde band the Residents (Maybe), Dies at 73". New York Times. November 3, 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "The Residents' Hardy Fox Has Died". The Wire Magazine - Adventures in Modern Music.

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