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David Jon Gilmour, CBE (born 6 March 1946) is an English rock musician, best known as the lead guitarist, one of the lead singers, and one of the main songwriters in the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. In addition to his work with Pink Floyd, Gilmour has worked as a record 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 services to music and philanthropy and was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution title at the 2008 Q Awards. Rolling Stone has described him as "one of rock's most distinctive guitarists".
August 18, 2010
The Orb are to release a new studio album featuring Pink Floyd star David Gilmour, it's been announced. The LP, entitled 'Metallic Spheres', will be released on October 4 in the UK. Read more
July 16, 2010
Roger Waters has promised that former Pink Floyd bandmate David Gilmour will join him on his upcoming solo tour. Waters is set to play the band’s classic album ‘The Wall’ in full on the jaunt, which arrives in the UK and Ireland next year. Read more
July 12, 2010
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters and David Gilmour reunited on stage at a charity gig in Oxfordshire on Saturday (July 10). The pair performed four songs in front of just 200 guests at the Hoping For Palestine charity gala at Kiddington Hall. Read more
October 15, 2009
Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour is to receive an honorary doctorate from a British university, it's been confirmed. The 63-year-old rock veteran will be awarded with an honorary Doctor of Arts for his services to music from Anglia Ruskin University which has campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford. Read more
May 8, 2009
David Gilmour has announced plans to make a special appearance with Mali musicians Amadou and Mariam in London later this month. The Pink Floyd guitarist was invited to play at a secret venue with the pair in aid of Crisis on May 25. Read more
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