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David Gilmour

David GilmourAKA David Jon Gilmour

Born: 6-Mar-1946
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Guitarist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Guitarist for Pink Floyd


[1] Mark Blake, Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd (2008), quoting David Gilmour: "There were a lot of people experimenting with it [LSD] as a way of finding a greater consciousness... the intention was to have a quasi-religious-cum-scientific experience, and I rather concurred with that. I'm an atheist, and I didn't start suddenly believing in God, but the claims were that it accessed parts of your brain that were not formerly accessible, and the first couple of times I took it, I found it to be a very deep experience."

Father: Douglas Gilmour
Mother: Sylvia Wilson
Girlfriend: Emma Gilbey (who also dated
John Kerry, and later m. Bill Keller)
Wife: Virginia Hasenbein ("Ginger", m. 7-Jul-1975, div. 1990, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Alice (b. 1976)
Daughter: Clare (b. 1979)
Daughter: Sara (b. 1983)
Son: Matthew (b. 1986)
Wife: Polly Samson (author, m. 1994, two sons, one daughter, one son adopted)
Son: Charlie Gilmour (b. 1990, adopted by Gilmour)
Son: Joe (b. 1995)
Son: Gabriel (b. 1997)
Daughter: Romany (b. 2002)

    University: Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology

    Pink Floyd Guitarist, Singer (1968-)
    Commander of the British Empire 2003
    Traveled to the USSR 1969
    Traveled to the USSR 1989
    Wedding: Paul McCartney and Heather Mills (2002)
    Risk Factors: Cocaine, LSD

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    David Gilmour in Concert (5-Nov-2002) · Himself
    P.U.L.S.E.: Live at Earls Court (1994) · Himself
    The Secret Policeman's Third Ball (1987) · Himself
    Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) · Himself
    Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (Sep-1972) · Himself


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