Mark Knopfler

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Mark Knopfler
OBE
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Knopfler in 2015
Background information
Birth name Mark Freuder Knopfler
Born (1949-08-12) 12 August 1949 (age 70)
Glesga, Scotland, UK
Genres
Thrift Film score componer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, sangster-sangwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1965–present
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
Wabsteid markknopfler.com

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.