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6 Mar, 1946 Cambridge, England
David Jon Gilmour (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 co-founding member, Syd Barrett. As lead guitarist on the rock stage. Right up to "The Dark Side of The Moon", Roger Waters wrote almost all the lyrics. Gilmour has produced a variety of artists, such as Dream Academy, and released four solo studios albums: David Gilmour, About Face, On an Island, and Rattle That Lock. As a member of Pink Floyd, he was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. Gilmour has taken part in projects related to issues including animal rights, environmentalism, homelessness, poverty, and human rights. He has married twice and is the father of eight children.