Peter Gabriel is an English singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and entrepreneur. Born on 13 February 1950 in Chobham, Surrey, England, he is known for his contributions to the music industry.
Originally the lead singer of prog-rockers Genesis from 1967 to 1975, Gabriel left the band to pursue solo projects. Throughout his career, he has achieved multi-platinum selling albums and established himself as a successful artist.
In addition to his musical endeavors, Gabriel founded the annual WOMAD music festival and owns Real World Studios, one of Britain's most sought-after recording studios. He also holds joint ownership of Solid State Logic, a prominent recording studio hardware manufacturer.