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Roddy Bogawa Biography

Roddy Bogawa is an American filmmaker and artist of Japanese descent, known for his experimental and documentary films that explore themes of identity, music, art, and history. He was born in Los Angeles in 1962 and grew up in the punk rock scene, where he found a way to express his difference and creativity. He studied art and sculpture at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with a Master of Fine Arts...

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Roger Waters Biography

Roger Waters is an English songwriter, singer, and bassist who is best known as a founding member of the legendary progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He was born on September 6th, 1943 in Great Bookham, Surrey, England and grew up in Cambridge. Waters showed an early interest in music and started playing the guitar when he was just 13 years old. He soon became a fan of blues and rock music and was influenced by...

Richard Wright Biography

Richard Wright was an English musician and songwriter who is best known as the keyboardist, vocalist, and founding member of the legendary progressive rock band Pink Floyd. Born on July 28th, 1943 in London, England, Wright grew up in a musical family and showed an early aptitude for the piano. Wright began his musical career as a session musician, playing on a number of recordings by other artists. He met Roger Waters and Nick Mason...

Nick Mason Biography

Nick Mason is an English musician and songwriter who is best known as the drummer and percussionist for the legendary progressive rock band Pink Floyd. Born on January 27th, 1944 in Birmingham, England, Mason grew up in London and showed an early interest in music. Mason studied architecture at the London Polytechnic, but his true passion was always music. He met Roger Waters and Richard Wright while studying, and the three of them formed Pink...

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Syd Barrett Biography

Syd Barrett was an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He was best known as a founding member of the legendary progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He was born on January 6th, 1946 in Cambridge, England and grew up in the city’s suburb of Grantchester. Barrett showed an early interest in music and began playing the guitar at the age of 12. He was heavily influenced by blues and rock music. Consequently he was particularly inspired...

Storm Thorgerson Biography

Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013) was an English graphic designer and the co-founder of the design company, Hipgnosis. He was born in England and grew up in a family of artists and musicians. Thorgerson attended the same school as Pink Floyd members and this led to a life-long collaboration with the band on many of their album covers and promotional materials. Hipgnosis was founded in 1968 and quickly established itself as one of the leading graphic design...