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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 the rock band Pink Floyd. He joined as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1967, shortly before the departure of founding 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 9,501,021 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). David Gilmour is the 50th most popular musician (down from 39th in 2019), the 246th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 235th in 2019) and the 19th 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 50 out of 2,662Before him are B.B. King, Sting, Lemmy, Vladimir Horowitz, Brian Wilson, and Bruce Springsteen. After him are Roger Waters, Isaac Albéniz, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Page, and Victor Borge.

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Among people born in 1946, David Gilmour ranks 24Before him are Patti Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Benny Andersson, Mireille Mathieu, Jane Birkin, and Diane Keaton. After him are Timothy Dalton, José Carreras, Elfriede Jelinek, Susan Sarandon, Rivellino, and Guus Hiddink.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Gilmour ranks 246 out of 7,765Before him are John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), John Law (1671), Ken Loach (1936), Alexander Selkirk (1676), Clement Attlee (1883), and James George Frazer (1854). After him are Bobby Charlton (1937), Timothy Dalton (1946), Roger Waters (1943), Randal Cremer (1828), Arthur Evans (1851), and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, David Gilmour ranks 19Before him are Roger Taylor (1949), Cat Stevens (1948), Brian Jones (1942), John Deacon (1951), Sting (1951), and Lemmy (1945). After him are Roger Waters (1943), Jimmy Page (1944), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), Syd Barrett (1946), Jon Lord (1941), and Robert Fripp (1946).

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