Russell Hitchcock

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Russell Hitchcock
Russell Hitchcock.jpg
Hitchcock in 2013
Background information
Birth name Russell Charles Hitchcock
Born (1949-06-15) 15 June 1949 (age 69)
Origin Melbourne, Australia
Genres Soft rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, drums
Years active 1975–present
Labels Arista, Giant, BMG, EMI

Russell Charles Hitchcock (born 15 June 1949) is an Australian musician and vocalist for soft rock duo Air Supply.

Early life[edit]

Hitchcock attended South Brunswick State School, and later studied at Princes Hill High School in Carlton North. In 1965, he left school to work as a salesman. At that time, he played the drums and was the lead vocalist in a band called "19th Generation". At the age of 20, Hitchcock obtained a job at a computer company where he continued work for three years, before being promoted and transferred to Sydney. He formed Air Supply after meeting British musician Graham Russell in 1975,[1] on the set of a production of Jesus Christ Superstar.


Solo albums[edit]


  • 1987: "The River Cried"
  • 1987: "Dreams of the Lonely"
  • 1988: "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore"


  1. ^ Holmgren, Magnus; Thornton, Mary Ann; Padgett, Chris. "Air Supply - Second vocalist in 'All out of love.'". Australian Rock Database. (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 6 October 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 

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