Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler3 posts
20 Feb, 1991

Wins Grammy

Grammy

Atkins and Knopfler wins the Grammy for Best Country Vocal Collaboration for Poor Boy Blues, and  Best Country Instrumental Performance for So Soft, Your Goodbye. 

25 Feb, 1986

Wins Grammy

Grammy

Atkins and Knopfler wins the Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group Or Soloist) for Cosmic Square Dance.

12 Aug, 1949

Mark Knopfler born in Glasgow, Scotland

Birth

mark_knopfler_1Mark Knopfler is born in Glasgow, Scotland to Louisa Maryand and Erwin Knopfler. His father is an architect while his mother works as a teacher. He has a younger brother named David. He attends Bearsden Primary school.

I can recall being strapped by my Headmaster at my Primary School for playing the drum part to “Wipeout” on my school desk, getting detentions at the Grammar school for illegally playing the school piano and at the school folk club lying about my authorship of my own work because I’d assumed if I admitted to having written something I’d be banned from the club or worse… The assumption was that “no” would be the answer to any request of artistic support within the school.

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