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Robert Fripp

English guitarist, composer and record producer

Robert Fripp

English guitarist, composer and record producer
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birthday
16th
May, 1946
Birth Place
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
Birth Sign
taurus
Biography

Robert Fripp (born 16 May 1946) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist, founder and longest-lasting member of the progressive rock band King Crimson. He has worked extensively as a session musician and collaborator, notably with David Bowie, Blondie, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall, Midge Ure, Talking Heads, and David Sylvian. He has also contributed sounds to the Windows Vista operating system.His discography includes contributions to over 700 official releases.
Fripp is ranked 62nd on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2011 list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time after having been ranked 42nd by David Fricke on its 2003 list. Tied with Andr s Segovia, he is ranked 47th on Gibson’s Top 50 guitarists of all time. His compositions often feature unusual time signatures, which have been influenced by classical and folk traditions. His innovations include a tape delay system known as “Frippertronics” and new standard tuning.

instruments played
Guitar
keyboards
synthesizers
Associated Acts

King Crimson Giles, Giles & Fripp Fripp & Eno Brian Eno David Bowie Daryl Hall Peter Gabriel Blondie David Sylvian League of Gentlemen Van der Graaf Generator Peter Hammill the Roches G3 Porcupine Tree Toyah Willcox the Damned Talking Heads Andy Summers Trey Gunn Theo Travis Judy Dyble Slow Music Project

Genres

Art rock progressive rock ambient experimental

Labels

E.G. Polydor Discipline Global Mobile

Website
Years Active

1967 present

Name

Robert Fripp

Nationality

England

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