Knopfler in 2015
|Birth name||Mark Freuder Knopfler|
|Born||12 August 1949|
Glesga, Scotland, UK
|Thrift||Film score componer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, sangster-sangwriter|
|Labels||Vertigo, Mercury, Warner Bros., Reprise|
|Associate acts||Dire Straits, The Notting Hillbillies, Chet Atkins, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris, Sonny Landreth, Sting, Brewers Droop|
Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE (pronounced nop'-fler) (born 12 August 1949) is a Scots sangster-sangwriter, guitarist, record producer, an film score componer. He wis the lead guitarist, lead sangster, an sangwriter for the rock baund Dire Straits, that he co-foondit wi his younger brither, David Knopfler, in 1977.