William Lee Self Biography

(Musician, composer)

William Lee Self is an American musician and composer. William Lee Self is not having an affair with anyone presently.

More about the relationship

Considering the personal life of William Lee Self, he is possibly single. His dating and relationship history is not known.

Relationship Facts of William Lee Self

  • William Lee Self is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is William Lee Self?

Multi-talented William Lee Self is an American musician and composer. William Lee Self is active in the musical field since 1978. He rose to fame from his band ‘Tanzplagen‘.

William Lee SelfBirth Facts, Family, and Childhood

He was born on 2 July 1985, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He is of German ethnicity and has an American nationality.

He is the son of Dr. Rev Bill Self(father) and Carolyn Shealy Self(mother). His birth name is William Lee Self Jr. His mother worked as a music teacher and his father as the liberal Baptist minister and theologian.

Education History

William studied at Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Galloway School in Atlanta, Georgia. He also attended Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

William Lee Self: Professional Life and Career

Talking about the career journey of William Lee Self, he is active in music since 1978. William Lee Self began his musical journey working as a “hired gun” guitarist and bassist in New Yorks burgeoning punk scene of the late ’70s.

Then he formed a rock bandTanzplagen‘ together with  Michael Stipe, David Pierce, and Neil McArthur. Soon the band dissolved after recording a single for David Healy’s Dasht Hopes label. ‘Tanzplagen‘ has also toured the southeast before they disband.

Then he formed another band ‘Silent Rite‘ and relocated to Germany. He has recorded a single with the label 46 Records in Cologne and toured throughout the U.K. His band once again dissolved and he again started to work as a hired gun.

William recorded The Hamburg Sessions together with Blaine L. Reininger in his home which was released in 2012. In 2011, he formed a new band to promote the Blaine L. Reininger collaboration The Hamburg Sessions. They have also composed tracks for the first EP “Self”, which was released on Still/Off Records in 2011. In 2013, the band has released their album Wichita.

In November 2013, German radio channel ‘Deutschlandfunk‘ aired a one-hour radio feature about him.

Salary and Net Worth

His success in his career has paid him well financially but he has not said anything about his salary and net worth as of 2022.

William Lee Self’s Rumor and Controversy

Unlike others, he has neither been in a rumor nor suffered a controversy in his life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

William Lee Self’s height, weight, and details of his body measurements are not available on the internet. His eyes are in light brown color and his hair color is light.

Social Media Profile

William is active on Facebook with over 221 followers and has a youtube channel. He does not use Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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