Birth name: David Jon Gilmour
Also known as: Dave Gilmour
Born: 6 March 1946
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Genres: Rock, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, art rock, blues rock, experimental rock
Instruments: Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, saxophone, harmonica, slide guitar, programming
Years active: 1963–present
Labels: Capitol, Columbia, Sony, EMI
Associated acts: Pink Floyd, Jokers Wild, Deep End, Richard Wright, The Orb
- ‘The Black Strat’ Fender Stratocaster
- ‘The Red Strat’ Fender Stratocaster
- ‘The 0001 Strat’ Fender Stratocaster
- Fender Telecaster
David Jon Gilmour, CBE (born 6 March 1946) is an English rock musician and multi-instrumentalist who is best known as the guitarist, one of the lead singers and main songwriters in the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. It is estimated that as of 2010, the group have sold over 250 million records worldwide,including 74.5 million units sold in the United States.
In addition to his work with Pink Floyd, Gilmour has worked as a producer for a variety of artists, and has enjoyed a successful career as a solo artist. Gilmour has been actively involved with many charities over the course of his career.
In 2003, he was appointed CBE for his charity work and was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution title at the 2008 Q Awards. In 2011, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him number 14 in their list of the greatest guitarists of all time. more at Wikipedia…