David Knopfler
(1952-present)

Aged 69

David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a Scottish born English singer-songwriter, guitarist and songwriter. With musicians including his older brother Mark Knopfler, he founded the rock band Dire Straits, serving as rhythm guitarist on their first two albums. After quitting the band, Knopfler embarked upon a solo career as a recording artist. Knopfler initially created smaller record labels, publishing companies, and indie labels.

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band member of Dire Straits

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Dire Straits first gigged here 1977

Farrer House, Church Street, Deptford, London, United Kingdom where they played (1977)