David Gilmour

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  • Birth

    David Jon Gilmour was born on March 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England.
  • He meets Barret

    He meets Barret
    In 1962 Gilmour began to study languages, learning French and speaking it fluently.In his breaks he would hang out with Syd Barret with whom he practiced guitar.
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    First brush with the world of Music

  • Firs Tour

    Firs Tour
    In 1965 Gilmour and Barrett made a brief tour of France and Spain, together with a group of friends, performing songs by the Beatles.
  • The beginning of the real PINK FLOYD

    The beginning of the real PINK FLOYD
    After a visit to London, David Gilmour was invited to see the Pink Floyd on one of their recordings. After a few months in the British capital, drummer Nick Mason offered Gilmour to join the Pink Floyd band as a guitarist. Gilmour accepted immediately, and thus became the fifth member of the band, which was made up of Mason, Wright, Waters, Barret and Gilmour.
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  • Making history

    Making history
    In 1972 Gilmour together with the band recorded their first great documentary of a live concert that would be held in the Roman amphitheater of Pompeii without any spectator, only the band.
  • Reaching the top (DARK SIDE OF THE MOON)

    Reaching the top (DARK SIDE OF THE MOON)
    When the year 1974 arrived, Gilmour, along with the rest of the members of Pink Floyd, decided to create a more than conventional album and thus Dark Side of the Moon was born, a creation of all the members of the band that led them to success. also in 1975 they replicated the formula with "I wish you were here"
  • Consecration of a guitar god

    Consecration of a guitar god
    Along with the arrival of the new PINK FLOYD album, there was also the total consecration of Gilmour as a guitar god, previously he had already had great guitar solos on previous albums, but with "THE WALL" two arrived that would mark history, such as they were the solos from "Another Brick in the Wall" and "Comfortably Numb"
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    Gilmour as leader of Pink Floyd

  • The soul of the band

    The soul of the band
    In 1987, two years after Waters left the band, Pink Floyd released their first album with Gilmour as the new leader. "A MOMENTARY LAPSE OF REASON" was a masterpiece written mostly by Gilmour, who over the next few years would tour with the band, highlighting "DELICATE SOUND OF TUNDER" for having been recorded live and conducted by Gilmour himself.
  • The last big project with Pink Floyd

    The last big project with Pink Floyd
    In 1995 Pink Floyd would have their last great tour in history, the group led by Gilmour along with Mason and Wright had finished recording a year before their last great project "THE DIVISION BELL", and they ventured to a last great advance that Concista in a record tour that would be recorded and considered one of the best live albums in history, we are talking about "PULSE" and after that Pink Floyd did not separate but they would not play together again.
  • The big reunion

    The big reunion
    During the "Live 8" of 2005 the unthinkable happened the 4 original members of Pink Floyd got together to play together for the last time, Gilmour was convinced like the others thanks to the keyboardist Richard Wright and that is how they made history together again in that concert.
  • The end of Pink Floyd

    The end of Pink Floyd
    In 2014 Gilmour met for the last time with Nick Mason to record the last official album of the band that would mark the end of the band, and they did not see it necessary to do a last tour due to the death of Wright in 2008. And this album, was really a Gilmour and Mason homage to Wright thus ending Pink Floyd in a dignified way.
  • Gilmour and Pompeii

    Gilmour and Pompeii
    Gilmour would give what until now is his last great solo concert but still playing Pink Floyd songs, in 2016 he would return to the place where he had originally made history 44 years ago, again giving a public show in the great Roman amphitheater of Pompeii. But this time with an audience and a solo concert, which would also be recorded and published as a live album by David Gilmour.