David Gilmour

1946 - Today

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David Jon Gilmour ( GHIL-mor; born 6 March 1946) is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter and member of rock band Pink Floyd. He joined as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1967, shortly before the departure of founder member Syd Barrett. Pink Floyd achieved international success with the concept albums The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977), The Wall (1979), and The Final Cut (1983). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Gilmour has received more than 8,223,472 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). David Gilmour is the 39th most popular musician (up from 52nd in 2019), the 235th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 260th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Musician.

David Gilmour is most famous for being a guitarist and vocalist for the rock band Pink Floyd.

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Among musicians, David Gilmour ranks 39 out of 2,675Before him are Arthur Rubinstein, Jean-Michel Jarre, Django Reinhardt, Keith Richards, Maria Anna Mozart, and B.B. King. After him are Isaac Albéniz, Roger Waters, Jimmy Page, Vladimir Horowitz, Martha Argerich, and Sting.

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Among people born in 1946, David Gilmour ranks 21Before him are George Best, Bon Scott, Tommy Lee Jones, Mireille Mathieu, Diane Keaton, and Charlotte Rampling. After him are Liza Minnelli, Elfriede Jelinek, David Suchet, Jane Birkin, Timothy Dalton, and Fabio Capello.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Gilmour ranks 235 out of 6,924Before him are Francis Galton (1822), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Alexander Selkirk (1676), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Arthur Henderson (1863), and Charlotte Rampling (1946). After him are Henry Morton Stanley (1841), Peter Ustinov (1921), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Benjamin Disraeli (1804), and Ian Holm (1931).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, David Gilmour ranks 13Before him are Cat Stevens (1948), Eric Clapton (1945), Mark Knopfler (1949), Jeff Beck (1944), Bon Scott (1946), and Keith Richards (1943). After him are Roger Waters (1943), Jimmy Page (1944), Sting (1951), Jon Lord (1941), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), and Roger Taylor (1949).

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