Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and guitarist who backed David Bowie as one of The Spiders From Mars.
He was trained on the piano and violin and originally wanted to be a cellist.
He pursued a solo career, releasing songs like "Only After Dark.
He met his future wife Suzy Fussey when she was cutting Bowie's hair.
He produced the 1992 album Your Arsenal by Morrissey.