Knowledge Identifier: +Peter_Gabriel
Born in 1950.
Countries: United Kingdom (37%), United States (27%), (7%)
Linked to: Genesis, Ingenious Media, Georgia State University, Labour Party
Aubrey Powell (designer) - Hipgnosis created some of the most innovative and surreal record cover art of the 1960s, 70s and 80s for many of the big name rock bands of the era including Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Yes, Genesis, 10cc, Peter Gabriel, Bad Company, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Scorpions, Styx, Syd Barrett and Black Sabbath
He attended Cable House, a private primary school in Woking, Surrey, St. Andrews Prep School in Horsell, Charterhouse School from 1963
Robert Fripp - He returned to musical work as a studio guitarist on Peter Gabriel's first self-titled album in 1976, released the following year
Gabriel recorded his first self-titled solo album in 1976 and 1977 with producer Bob Ezrin
Phil Manzanera - Among the younger students at the school who saw the older boys performing in these various bands were Simon Ainley , David Ferguson and David Rhodes; Ainley was briefly the lead vocalist for 801 in 1977, and all three were members of the late-'70s progressive group Random Hold; Rhodes subsequently became a long-serving member of Peter Gabriel's backing band
Roy Bittan - Bittan played on the 1978 second solo album from Peter Gabriel, appearing on several tracks including "On the Air", "Mother of Violence", "D.I.Y." and "White Shadow"
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Gabriel lived with actress Rosanna Arquette but they never married
Arcade Fire - Arcade Fire have recorded a version of the 1980 hit single "Games Without Frontiers" for the Peter Gabriel tribute album "And I'll Scratch Yours", which is released in September 2013
John Paul Jones (musician) - Since Led Zeppelin dissolved in 1980 with the death of Bonham, Jones has collaborated with a number of artists, including Diamanda Galás, R.E.M., Jars of Clay, Heart, Ben E. King, Peter Gabriel, Foo Fighters, Lenny Kravitz, Cinderella, The Mission, La Fura dels Baus, Brian Eno, the Butthole Surfers and Uncle Earl
Genesis (band) - The distinctive sound was first developed by Peter Gabriel, Phil_Collins, and their co-producer/engineer Hugh Padgham, when Collins was recording the backing track for "Intruder", the first song on Gabriel's 1980 solo album
Kate Bush - "Never for Ever" was the first Kate Bush album to feature synthesisers and drum machines, in particular the Fairlight CMI, to which she was introduced when providing backing vocals on Peter Gabriel's eponymous third album in early 1980
Steve Hackett - On 2 October 1982, the group gathered for a one-off performance entitled "Six of the Best", held to raise money for Peter Gabriel's WOMAD festival
During the recording and production of the album he found time to develop the film soundtrack for Alan Parker's 1984 feature "Birdy", which consisted of new material as well as remixed instrumental tracks from his previous studio album
He played drums in his first rock bands, and Mike Rutherford commented in 1985 that "Pete was - and still is, I think - a frustrated drummer
Stanley Milgram - In 1986, musician Peter Gabriel wrote a song called "We do what we're told ", referring to the number of subjects who obeyed the experimenters all the way in Milgram's authority experiment, Milgram 18
Phil Collins - The group received an MTV "Video of the Year" nomination in 1987 for the single "Land of Confusion" but lost out to Peter Gabriel's solo hit, "Sledgehammer"
Vmas - Timberlake became the second artist to be honored with the Video Vanguard *award and win Video of the Year in the same night since Peter Gabriel in 1987
Gabriel has appeared on Robbie Robertson's self-titled album, singing on "Fallen Angel"; co-written two Tom Robinson singles; and appeared on Joni Mitchell's 1988 album "Chalk Mark in a Rainstorm", on the track "My Secret Place"
In the 1990s, with Steve Nelson of Brilliant Media and director Michael Coulson, he developed advanced multimedia CD-ROM-based entertainment projects, creating the acclaimed "Xplora" , and subsequently the "EVE" CD-ROM. "EVE" was a music and art adventure game directed by Michael Coulson and co-produced by the Starwave Corporation in Seattle; it won the prestigious Milia d'Or award Grand Prize at the Cannes in 1996 and featured themes and interactivity well in advance of its time
Sheila Chandra - In the 1990s Chandra decided, having been a studio artist exclusively, to give concerts for the first time, and concurrently released a trilogy of albums on Peter Gabriel's Real World label
Sheila Chandra - In the 1990s she released three albums on Peter Gabriel's Real World label, although Martin Smith was no longer actively involved by this time
Terem Quartet - In 1991 Peter Gabriel called the ensemble style "Teremism" by analogy with "communism"
Amina Annabi - In 1991 Amina won 'Le prix Piaf' as "'Best Female Singer of the Year"', she went on to get involved in Peter Gabriel's peace project during the Gulf War. Joining a host of international stars in the studio, Amina took part in the recording of an EP which featured a new version of Lennon's "Give Peace a Chance"
David Knopfler - "Lifelines" in 1991 released by Phonogram, was recorded in Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios
Sinead O'Connor - Also in 1992, she contributed backing vocals on the track "Come Talk To Me", and shared vocals on the single "Blood of Eden" from the studio album "Us" by Peter Gabriel
Paula Cole - Cole got her first big professional break when she was invited to perform on Peter Gabriel's 1993-1994 Secret World Live tour
Robert Lepage - He has been involved in music productions, being the stage director for the Secret World Tour by Peter Gabriel in 1993/1994, and the subsequent Growing Up tour in 2003/2004
Toto la Momposina - She was born in the northern Colombian town of Talaigua Nuevo near Mompox in the Bolívar Department, but she released her 1993 album "La Candela Viva" on Peter Gabriel's Real World Records label
Brett Leonard - In the music video genre, Brett directed Peter Gabriel's: "Kiss That Frog", the first all-computer graphic music video/motion simulator ride film to tour the world, becoming the wildly popular themed entertainment attraction to win him a 1994 MTV Music Video *award
Ellis Paul - Jerry Marotta, a drummer who had worked with Peter Gabriel, produced Paul's third CD release "A Carnival of Voices" which was released on Rounder in 1996
Michael Stipe - Stipe was once very close to fellow singer Natalie Merchant and has recorded a few songs with her, including one titled "Photograph" which appeared on a pro-choice benefit album titled "Born to Choose", and they appeared live with Peter Gabriel singing Gabriel's single "Red Rain" at the 1996 VH1 Honors
In 2000, Peter Gabriel collaborated with Zucchero, Anggun and others in a charity for kids with AIDS. Erick Benzi wrote words and music and Patrick Bruel, Stephan Eicher, Faudel, Lokua Kanza, Laam, Nourith, Axelle Red have accepted to sing it
Barry Williams - Williams appeared briefly as an audience member in the 2002 music video of Peter Gabriel's song, "The Barry Williams Show", which ironically is not about the actor as Gabriel later revealed that he did know of Williams when he wrote the song
In 2003, Gabriel's song "Burn You Up, Burn You Down" was featured in Cyan Worlds' video game
In 2005, Gabriel gave a Green Party of England and Wales general election candidate special permission to record a cover of his song "Don't Give Up" for his campaign
Solid State Logic - In 2005, SSL was acquired by Peter Gabriel and US Broadcast technology entrepreneur Dave Engelke
Solid State Logic - In 2005, SSL was purchased by musician Peter Gabriel and broadcast entrepreneur David Engelke
Lori McKenna - In addition to her own albums, McKenna has contributed a cover of Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" to the 2005 "High School Reunion" compilation
In addition, Gabriel has appeared on Angelique Kidjo's 2007 album "Djin Djin", singing on the song "Salala"
In 2008, Gabriel contributed to the "WALL-E" soundtrack several new songs with Thomas Newman, including the film's closing song, "Down to Earth", for which they received the Grammy award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Gwyneth Herbert - In early 2008, Herbert was commissioned by a collaborative project between Peter Gabriel and Bowers & Wilkins to record an acoustic album at Gabriel's Real World Studios
Elbow (band) - In 2010, Peter Gabriel released a version of Elbow's song "Mirrorball" on his album "Scratch My Back"
Regina Spektor - On his 2010 release "Scratch My Back", Peter Gabriel recorded a version of the song "Après Moi" from "Begin to Hope"
John Metcalfe (composer) - Since 2010, he has been working with Peter Gabriel, writing arrangements for his "song-swap" album, "Scratch My Back", and for the tour following it
On 5 October 2011 at the Royal Festival Hall, London Gabriel appeared at the end of an interview of President Carter by Channel 4 News presenter, Jon Snow, to lead the 2,500-strong audience in a rendition of happy birthday to mark the President turning 87
Rick Wakeman - In February 2014, he appeared as himself in "The Life of Rock with Brian Pern", a comedy series which spoofs the career of his progressive rock contemporary Peter Gabriel
In March 2015, Gabriel was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of South Australia in recognition of his commitment to creativity and its transformational power in building power in building peace and understanding