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Mark Knopfler

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Birthday
12, 1949
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1949 (age 68)
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland

About

Singer, songwriter, and lead guitarist in the rock band Dire Straits who also pursued a solo career with success.

Before Fame

He started in the band Brewers Doop in 1973. He went on to form Dire Straits in 1977 with his younger brother David Knopfler.

Trivia

After being in the band Dire Straits, he started his solo career with the debut album Golden Heart. He was ranked 27th on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Guitarist of All Time.

Family Life

He married his third wife, British actress and writer Kitty Aldridge. He has two sons named Joseph and Benji and two daughters named Isabella and Katya.

Associated With

He has performed with renowned artists such as Bob DylanBB King and Eric Clapton.

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