Andy Gill

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Andy Gill
Andy Gill in 2015.jpg
Gill on stage in March 2015
Background information
Birth nameAndrew James Dalrymple Gill
Born(1956-01-01)1 January 1956
Manchester, England, U.K.
Died1 February 2020(2020-02-01) (aged 64)
London, England, U.K.
GenresPost-punk
InstrumentsGuitar
Associated actsGang of Four
Websitewww.gillmusic.com

Andrew James Dalrymple Gill (1 January 1956 – 1 February 2020) was a British post-punk guitarist and record producer. He was the lead guitarist for the British rock band Gang of Four, which he co-founded in 1976.

Gill was known for his albums such as Entertainment! (1979) and Solid Gold (1981) and hit singles such as "At Home He's a Tourist," "Damaged Goods," "Anthrax," "What We All Want" and "I Love a Man in a Uniform".

Gill died on 1 February 2020 of pneumonia in London, aged 64.[1]

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  1. "Andy Gill, Radical Guitarist With Gang of Four, Dies at 64". The New York Times. 1 February 2020.

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