Brian Eno

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Birthday
15, 1948
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1948 (age 69)
Birthplace
England

About

Versatile performer who gained recognition for his innovations with ambient music. He worked with U2 on the 1987 album The Joshua Tree, which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.

Before Fame

He used to strip pianos with his college art teacher Tom Phillips, line them up in the halls, and throw tennis balls at them. This led him to join Cornelius Cardew's Scratch Orchestra.

Trivia

He composed "The Microsoft Sound" for Windows 95, which he created on a Mac.

Family Life

He married Anthea Norman-Taylor in 1988, and he has three children named Darla, Hannah and Irial. His mother gave birth to him at Phyllis Memorial Hospital, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Associated With

He and Robert Fripp released a 1973 album titled "(No Pussyfooting)," which used a technique called "Frippertronics" based on a tape-delay system.