Mark of Knopfler
Marks of Knopfler (* 12. August 1949 in Glasgow) is a Scottish musician and a former journalist and lector. It was head and founder of the skirt and Popgruppe Dire Straits, in which at the beginning also his brother David along-played, and attained with ita high admitting heating degree. It took up also some solo albums and wrote further music for some films how: Local Hero, The Princess Bride and dare the Dog. Occasionally he co-operated with well-known Country musicians such as Chet Atkins, Emmylou Harris or John Anderson one. Endthe 1980er years was it initial member of the British Country formation The Notting Hillbillies. It wrote private Dancer for Tina Turner the single and help their thereby 1984 to a comeback. Mark of Knopfler ranks among the best E-guitarists of the world.
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[work on] lives born in Glasgow with his family into the 1950ern after Newcastle upon. He learned that guitar plays as a dte rodent and began after his conclusion for the Yorkshire Evening post office in Leeds to write.This employment and occasional appearances in clubs made it for it possible to finance its journalism study at the University OF Leeds which it successfully locked 1973.
Its unmistakable kind of the guitar play, the Fingerpicking in such a way specified is characteristic, with that the strings that beside its rauchigen voice E-guitar with the finger crests to be fastened. Thus and with the technology coined/shaped by it to untwist with the notice of the string the volume button which gives a bell-like, body-rich sound characteristic to the clay/tone, developed Knopflers typical tone quality, which became style-forming for many other musicians. Usually Knopfler playsFender a Stratocaster. Fender has it even its own victory atue RH model in the typical red color „Hot Rod talks “dedicated. In addition, it plays other guitars such as Gibson Les Paul, national Style O, Schecter and on the Shangri La tour of 2005 instruments of Danelectro and Silvertone.
Mark of Knopfler lives today relatively withdrawn with his third Mrs. Kitty Aldridge, an English actress, and its daughters Isabella (* 1998) and Katya (* 2005) in Notting Hill. From its first marriage it has the twin sons Benji and Joseph (* 1987).
2006 will be to see Mark Knopfler also twice in Germany. In the context of its concert journey „at Evening OF Duets “with Emmylou Harris it plays to 28. May 2006 in the Color LINE arena in Hamburg and to 6. June2006 in the Frankfurt festival hall.
- 1983: Local Hero (sound TRACK)
- 1984: Cal (sound TRACK)
- 1987: The Princess Bride (sound TRACK)
- 1989: Load exit ton of Brooklyn (sound TRACK)
- 1990: Neck and Neck (with Chet Atkins)
- 1993: Screenplaying (sound TRACK from Cal, load exit ton of Brooklyn, The princess bride, local Hero)
- 1996: Golden Heart
- 1998: Dare the Dog (sound TRACK)
- 1999: Metroland (sound TRACK)
- 2000: Sailing ton Philadelphia
- 2001: A SHOT RK Glory (sound TRACK)
- 2002: The rising up picker' sDream
- 2004: Shangri La
- 2005: The Best OF - private Investigation (with Dire Straits)
- 2006: All The Roadrunning (with Emmylou Harris)
in addition it took up 2004 together with John Fogerty the Song „Nobody's here anymore “.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of Scottish musicians (Dire Straits)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12. August 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Glasgow, Scotland|