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Esser (musician)

Ben Esser, known mononymously as Esser, is an English singer, songwriter and producer. He is from Chelmsford, Essex and was formerly a drummer for the band Ladyfuzz.

His debut album, Braveface, was released in the UK in May 2009 via Transgressive Records; Esser promoted the record as a support act for the Kaiser Chiefs' UK arena tour and also on his own tour, joined by a live band that included his brother. He released an EP, Enmity, in 2012, taking influence from Krautrock groups such as Cluster and Harmonia.


Esser is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Esser (musician), English musician born Ben Esser
  • Bernard Esser (1840-1901), American farmer
  • Clarence Esser (1921–2009), American football player
  • Dave Esser (born 1957), English footballer
  • Dick Esser (1918–1979), Dutch field hockey player
  • Dragutin Esser, French racing driver
  • Franz Esser (1900–1982), German footballer
  • George Esser (died 2006), American civil rights activist
  • Hans Esser, German fencer
  • Heinrich Esser (1818–1872), German classical violinist, composer and conductor
  • Hermann Esser (1900–1981), German Nazi leader
  • Irene Esser (born 1991), Venezuelan beauty pageant winner
  • Jan F. Esser (1877–1946), Dutch plastic surgeon
  • Janice Ferri Esser, American television writer
  • Leo Esser (born 1907), German diver
  • Luke Esser, American politician
  • Mark Esser (born 1956), American baseball player
  • Markus Esser (born 1980), German hammer thrower
  • Michael Esser (born 1987), German footballer
  • Patrick J. Esser, American businessman
  • Paul Esser (1913–1988), German actor and voice actor
  • Piet Esser (1914–2004), Dutch sculptor
  • Robin Esser (born 1935), English newspaper executive and editor
  • Roswitha Esser (born 1941), West German sprint canoeist
  • Walter Esser (born 1945), German modern pentathlete