David Gilmour

English musician, member of Pink Floyd (born 1946)

David Jon Gilmour CBE (born 6 March 1946)[1] is an English musician, record producer, songwriter. He is most famous for being a guitarist, singer and songwriter 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.

David Gilmour
Gilmour in concert in Munich, Germany in 2006
Gilmour in concert in Munich, Germany in 2006
Background information
Birth nameDavid Jon Gilmour
Born (1946-03-06) 6 March 1946 (age 78)
Cambridge, England
OriginCambridge, England
GenresRock, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Musician, record producer, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1963–present

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)
  • Rattle That Lock (2015)
  • Live at Pompeii (2017)
  • Luck and Strange (2024)
  1. "David Gilmour Official Biography". Archived from the original on 2011-09-19. Retrieved 2007-12-02.
  2. "Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2017-08-31.