{{infobox musical artist | name = David Knopfler | image = David Knopfler by Andreas Schwartmann in 2002.jpg | caption = Knopfler performing in 2002 | background = solo_singer | birth_name = | alias = | birth_date = (1952-12-27) 27 December 1952 | birth_place = Glasgow, Scotland | origin = Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England | instrument = Vocals, guitar, piano | genre = Rock, Singer/Songwriter | occupation = Multi-instrumentalist, poet, record producer, singer-songwriter | years_active = 1977–present | label = Phonogram, Cypress, Peach River, [[Ariola Records|Ariola], Paris Records | associated_acts = Dire Straits | website = www.knopfler.com | notable_instruments = Fender TelecasterFender StratocasterBreedlove & Furch Acoustic Guitars }}David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British guitarist, pianist, record producer and singer-songwriter.

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  • David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British guitarist, pianist, record producer and singer-songwriter. He is also a poet and book writer.He is a co-founder of the rock band Dire Straits, spending three years with them. After quitting the band, he embarked upon a solo career as a recording artist.He initially created smaller record labels, publishing companies, and indie labels.Knopfler has encouraged the advent of online purchasing music since 1995, although he concedes the necessity for other avenues of the distribution and sale of recorded music.His book Bluffers Guide to the Rock Music Business (ISBN 978-1-903-09617-8) was published in 1996. (en)
  • David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British guitarist, pianist, record producer and singer-songwriter. He is also a poet and book writer.He is a co-founder of the rock band Dire Straits, spending three years with them. After quitting the band, he embarked upon a solo career as a recording artist.He initially created smaller record labels, publishing companies, and indie labels.Knopfler has encouraged the advent of online purchasing music since 1995, although he concedes the necessity for other avenues of the distribution and sale of recorded music.His book Bluffers Guide to the Rock Music Business was published in 1996. (en)
  • {{infobox musical artist | name = David Knopfler | image = David Knopfler by Andreas Schwartmann in 2002.jpg | caption = Knopfler performing in 2002 | background = solo_singer | birth_name = | alias = | birth_date = (1952-12-27) 27 December 1952 | birth_place = Glasgow, Scotland | origin = Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England | instrument = Vocals, guitar, piano | genre = Rock, Singer/Songwriter | occupation = Multi-instrumentalist, poet, record producer, singer-songwriter | years_active = 1977–present | label = Phonogram, Cypress, Peach River, [[Ariola Records|Ariola], Paris Records | associated_acts = Dire Straits | website = www.knopfler.com | notable_instruments = Fender TelecasterFender StratocasterBreedlove & Furch Acoustic Guitars }}David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British guitarist, pianist, record producer and singer-songwriter. He is also a poet and book writer.He is a co-founder of the rock band Dire Straits, spending three years with them. After quitting the band, he embarked upon a solo career as a recording artist.He initially created smaller record labels, publishing companies, and indie labels.Knopfler has encouraged the advent of online purchasing music since 1995, although he concedes the necessity for other avenues of the distribution and sale of recorded music.His book Bluffers Guide to the Rock Music Business was published in 1996. "Bloodstones and Rhythmic Beasts" (poetry) published 2005. (en)
  • David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, record producer, poet, and book writer. He is the younger brother of guitarist Mark Knopfler.He is a co-founder of the rock band Dire Straits, with whom he spent three years. 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.Knopfler has encouraged the advent of online purchasing music since 1995, although he concedes the necessity for other avenues of the distribution and sale of recorded music.His book Bluffers Guide to the Rock Music Business was published in 1996. His anthology of poetry "Bloodstones and Rhythmic Beasts" was published 2005. (en)
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  • David Knopfler (born 27 December 1952) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, record producer, poet, and book writer. He is the younger brother of guitarist Mark Knopfler.He is a co-founder of the rock band Dire Straits, with whom he spent three years. After quitting the band, Knopfler embarked upon a solo career as a recording artist. (en)
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