Peter Gabriel

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Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel in 2008
Background information
Birth name Peter Brian Gabriel
Born (1950-02-13) 13 February 1950 (age 68)
Origin Chobham, Surrey, England
Genres Progressive rock, experimental rock, pop rock, art rock, world music
Occupations Musician, record producer
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, flute, drums, piano, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, oboe
Years active 1967–present
Labels Geffen (US & Canada)
Real World
Atlantic (US & Canada)
EMI (Brazil)
Associated acts Genesis

Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer and songwriter. He became famous as the singer and flute player in the progressive rock group Genesis.[1] After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a successful solo career. More recently he has spent his time on producing and promoting world music and pioneering digital distribution methods for music. He has also been involved in various humanitarian efforts. Gabriel was awarded the Polar Music Prize in 2009.

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  1. Peter Gabriel Biography