PETER GABRIEL Biography - Musicians


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Name: Peter Gabriel                                                               
Born: 13 February 1950 Chobham, Surrey, England                                   
Genre(s): Progressive rock, Soft rock, New wave, World music                     
Occupation(s): musician, record producer                                         
Instrument(s): Vocals, guitar, keyboards, flute, drums, bass, harmonica,         
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950, in Chobham, Surrey, England) is       
an English musician. He first came to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of   
the progressive rock group Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a   
successful solo career. More recently he has focused on producing and promoting   
world music and pioneering digital distribution methods for music. He has also   
been involved in various humanitarian efforts.