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LONDON (AP) _ Phil Collins has become a father for the fourth time, and is already bragging about the tiny boy's voice.

The singer's Swiss-born wife, Orianne, gave birth to Nicholas Grev Austin in Geneva on Saturday, according to an announcement released Tuesday in London. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces.

``It is difficult to express just how happy Orianne and I are with the arrival of little Nicholas,'' said Collins' statement.

``He's got a huge voice and a strong temperament _ he's wonderful.''

Collins, 50, has two grown children from his first marriage and an 11-year-old daughter from his second marriage.

Orianne, 29, became his third wife in 1999.