Nick Harmer

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Nick Harmer
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Background information
Born (1975-01-23) January 23, 1975 (age 43)
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 an American musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the band Death Cab for Cutie.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Harmer was born in Landstuhl, Germany (then West Germany). His father, George Harmer, is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and a former controller for Gensco, Inc, a Tacoma, Washington wholesale firm, and his mother, Sheryl, is a former director of Committee for Children, a non-profit organization based in Seattle. He has one brother named Andrew.

Harmer attended Governor John R. Rogers High School in Puyallup, Washington, and was the President of his senior class. He played water polo and swam on the swim team. Earlier in life he attended Sunrise Elementary where he was indeed a Sunrise Superstar. 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.

In December 2009, Harmer announced via Twitter that he had become engaged.

In March 2015, Harmer's wife announced via Instagram that they are expecting a child.

In September 2015, while Death Cab for Cutie was on tour for their new album, his baby was born and the band was required to postpone multiple shows.



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