Robert Fripp

Robert Fripp (born 16 May 1946) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist, founder and longest-lasting member of the progressive rock band King Crimson.[1] He has worked extensively as a session musician and collaborator, notably with David Bowie, Blondie, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall, Midge Ure, Talking Heads, and David Sylvian. He has also contributed sounds to the Windows Vista operating system.[2][3] His discography includes contributions to over 700 official releases.

Robert Fripp
Fripp in 2007
Background information
Born (1946-05-16) 16 May 1946 (age 75)
Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • producer
Instruments
Years active1967–present
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WebsiteRobert Fripp

His compositions often feature unusual asymmetric rhythms, influenced by classical and folk traditions. His innovations include a tape delay system known as Frippertronics and new standard tuning.