Robert Fripp

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Robert Fripp
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Background information
Born (1946-05-16) 16 May 1946 (age 72)
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
Genres Progressive rock, jazz fusion, psychedelic rock, ambient, experimental rock, art rock, hard rock, new wave
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, keyboards
Years active 1968–present
Labels E.G., Polydor, Discipline Global Mobile
Associated acts King Crimson, Fripp & Eno, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, David Sylvian, League of Gentlemen, Van der Graaf Generator, G3, Porcupine Tree, Toyah Willcox, Andy Summers, Trey Gunn, Theo Travis, Slow Music Project
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul
Roland Synth Guitar

Robert Fripp (born 16 May 1946, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England) is an English guitarist, songwriter and record producer. He was ranked 42 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2003 list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".[1] He is founder member of rock band King Crimson.

Fripp has been married to Toyah Willcox since 1986. His uncle was Alfie Fripp.

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