Peter Gabriel
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1950-02-13
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Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a ...

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Solsbury Hill
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Solsbury Hill Solsbury Hill Solsbury Hill Solsbury Hill
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A Different Drum
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A Different Drum A Different Drum A Different Drum A Different Drum
Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush
Don't Give Up
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Don't Give Up Don't Give Up Don't Give Up Don't Give Up
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Here Comes The Flood
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Here Comes The Flood Here Comes The Flood Here Comes The Flood Here Comes The Flood
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This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds)
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This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds) This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds) This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds) This Is The Picture (Excellent Birds)
Black Dyke Band, Paddy Moloney & Peter Gabriel
That'll Do
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That'll Do That'll Do That'll Do That'll Do
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Games Without Frontiers
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Games Without Frontiers Games Without Frontiers Games Without Frontiers Games Without Frontiers
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Past BBC Events

1994 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1994-06-24T15:35:35
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1994 Glastonbury

24 June 1994
1979 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1979-06-21T15:35:35
21
Jun

1979 Glastonbury

21 June 1979


Biography

Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a successful solo career, with "Solsbury Hill" his first single. His 1986 album, So, is his most commercially successful, and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the U.S. The album's biggest hit, "Sledgehammer", won a record nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards, and it remains the most played music video in the history of MTV.

Gabriel has been a champion of world music for much of his career. He co-founded the WOMAD festival in 1982. He has continued to focus on producing and promoting world music through his Real World Records label. He has also pioneered digital distribution methods for music, co-founding OD2, one of the first online music download services. Gabriel has been involved in numerous humanitarian efforts. In 1980, he released the anti-apartheid single "Biko". He has participated in several human rights benefit concerts, including Amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour in 1988, and co-founded the WITNESS human rights organisation in 1992. Gabriel developed The Elders with Richard Branson, which was launched by Nelson Mandela in 2007.

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