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David Gilmour

David Gilmour in concert in Munich, Germany on 29 July 2006
Background information
Birth name David Jon Gilmour
Born 6 March 1946
Cambridge, England
Origin Cambridge, England
Genres Rock, progressive rock
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1963-present
Associated acts Pink Floyd
Notable instruments
Fender Stratocaster

David Jon Gilmour CBE (born 6 March 1946)[1] is an English musician. He was born in Cambridge. He is most famous for being a guitarist, singer and songwriters in the rock band Pink Floyd. Along with being in Pink Floyd, he has worked as a record producer for other musicians. Gilmour has also recorded and released albums as a solo performer.

Gilmour has always been active with many different charities. He was appointed CBE in 2003 for services to both music and for his charity work.

In 1996, Gilmour was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pink Floyd.

In 2003, Gilmour was listed at number 82 in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" [2]


  • David Gilmour (1978)
  • About Face (1984)
  • On an Island (2006)
  • Live in Gdańsk (2008)