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Date of Birth 27 December 1952Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

David Knopfler was born on December 27, 1952 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a composer, known for Laser Mission (1989), Jacob hinter der blauen Tür (1987) and Bathory (2000).

Spouse (2)

Anna Perera (1984 - 2010) (divorced) (1 child)
Leslie Stroz (? - ?)

Trivia (7)

Has released 8 solo albums since departing from Dire Straits after the release of the album "Communique". His two latest, "Small Mercies" and "Wishbones" have received glowing reviews.
Has had a personally run website since 1994 at www.knopfler.com
Brother of the famous Dire Straits singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler.
Was a member of the band Dire Straits up until the Communique album, after which he left because he felt that the band was becoming too big.
The new solo album "Ship Of Dreams" is released. [October 2004]
Still actively involved in the music industy, and now working on recording another solo album. [January 2004]
(1996 -) Just published a book and recording a new album

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