additionally to his work with Pink Floyd Gilmour has produced a variety of artists such as The Dream Academy and had a solo career. In 2005, Gilmour a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) was made for services to music.  He was awarded the Outstanding Contribution title at the Q Awards 2008.  In 2011, Rolling Stone ranked him number 14 in their list of excellent gr ten guitarists of all time.
David Jon Gilmour was 6 M Rz born in 1946 in Cambridge, England.  His father, Douglas Gilmour, a master of Zoology eventually became a lecturer at university t Cambridge, and his mother, Sylvia (née Wilson), was a teacher and editor then worked for the BBC. At the time of the birth of Gilmour they lived in Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, but in 1956, after several moves The couple moved his family to Grantchester Meadows. The
Gilmour parents encouraged him to pursue his interest in music, and in 1954 he bought his first single “Rock Around the Clock Bill Haley.  His enthusiasm for music was stirred, the following year with” Heartbreak H as Elvis Presley “and sp ter” Bye Bye Love “awakened by the Everly Brothers his interest in the guitar. Then he lent his N next, but never on it. Few thereafter he began to teach him to play with set a record book and Pete Seeger.  at 11 Gilmour did not start school on Persia Hills Road, Cambridge, where he not enjoy en to visit. “ While there, future Pink Floyd guitarist Syd Barrett and bassist Roger Waters, the Cambridgeshire High School for Boys, which was also attended Hills Road he met.