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David Jon Gilmour was born on 6th March, 1946, in Grantchester Meadows, Cambridge. As the lead guitarist of Pink Floyd, he is by many considered one of the most influential guitarists on the rock stage. Right up to "The Dark Side of The Moon", Dave wrote his own songs, but from then up to "The Final Cut", Roger Waters wrote almost all the lyrics. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Pink Floyd: The Wall Music Department
The Departed Soundtrack
The Gambler Soundtrack
C.R.A.Z.Y. Soundtrack


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 2014 Pink Floyd: Marooned (Video short) (music producer)
 2012 Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here (Documentary) (music producer)
 2011 Pink Floyd: Behind the Wall (TV Movie documentary) (songs: from "The Wall")
 2008 Sky People (Short) (music written and performed by)
 2007 David Gilmour: Remember That Night (TV Special documentary) (songs by)
 2006 Classic Albums (TV Series documentary) (music producer - 1 episode)
- Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon (2006) ... (music producer)
 2006 David Gilmour: Smile (Video short) (music producer)
 2006 David Gilmour: On an Island (Video short) (music producer)
 2005 Fierce People (musician: turkish chip pan)
 2003 Kairos (Short) (music written and performed by)
 2001 The Triumph of Love (musician: guitar solos)
 1999 Paul McCartney & Friends Live: PETA's Millennium Concert (TV Special) (song performer)
 1995 The Colours of Infinity (TV Movie documentary) (musician)
 1994 Pink Floyd: P. U. L. S. E. Live at Earls Court (TV Special documentary) (musician)
 1994 Pink Floyd: High Hopes (Video short) (music producer)
 1994 Pink Floyd: Take It Back (Video short) (music producer)
 1992 La Carrera Pan Americana (Video documentary) (music producer: new music)
 1991 Amnesty International's Big 30 (TV Special) (musician: David Gilmour Band)
 1990 The Wall: Live in Berlin (Video documentary) (composer: songs "Young Lust", "Comfortably Numb" and "Run Like Hell")
 1989 Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder (TV Special) (musician) / (soundtrack producer)
 1987 Pink Floyd: Learning to Fly (Video short) (music producer)
 1985 Nick Mason + Rick Fenn: Lie for a Lie (Video short) (vocals)
 1984 David Gilmour: All Lovers Are Deranged (Video short) (music producer)
 1984 David Gilmour: Beyond the Floyd (Video documentary short) (musician: guitar & vocals)
 1984 David Gilmour Live 1984 (Video) (musician)
 1984 David Gilmour: Blue Light (Video short) (music producer)
 1983/I Pink Floyd: The Final Cut (Video short) (musician)
 1982 Pink Floyd: Hey You (Video short) (music producer)
 1982 Pink Floyd: The Wall (film music producer) / (music producer: original album "The Wall") / (musician)
 1979 Pink Floyd: Another Brick in the Wall Part 2 (Video short) (music producer)
 1978 David Gilmour Reel (Video short) (music producer)
 1977 Pink Floyd: Welcome to the Machine (Short) (musician)
 1975 Pink Floyd: Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Video short) (music producer)
 1973 Pink Floyd: Money (Video short) (music producer)
 1972 Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (Documentary) (composer: songs "Echoes", "Careful with that Axe, Eugene", "A Saucerful of Secrets" and "One of These Days")
 1972 Pink Floyd: One of These Days (Video short) (music producer)
 1972 Pink Floyd: Time (Video short) (music producer)
 1968 Pink Floyd: Point Me at the Sky (Video short) (musician)
 1968 Barbarella (musician: guitar - uncredited)
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[about the feud with Roger Waters] I'm not very good at holding grudges for very long, but he's done some terrible things. See more »


Contrary to popular belief, he did not replace Syd Barrett as a member of Pink Floyd. He was asked by the band's members to join in order to supplement the guitar work of the increasingly erratic Syd Barrett. For a brief time he and Syd were both members of Pink Floyd at the same time. When Barrett's mental breakdown made it impossible for him to continue with the group, Gilmour became a permanent... See more »


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