Best known as a member of Genesis, whom he joined in 1970 as a drummer, then becoming the lead vocalist in 1975 after the departure of Peter Gabriel.
He began a solo career in 1981, while remaining a member of Genesis.
Father of Simon Collins (with his first wife; marriage ended 1978); of Lily Collins (with his second wife Jill Tavelman; married, 4.8.1984, marriage ended, 1994); and of Nicholas Collins & Mathew Collins (with his third wife; married 1999, divorced 2008).
- 3 Remix
- 270 Vocals
- 420 Instruments & Performance
- 1335 Writing & Arrangement
- 60 Featuring & Presenting
- 257 Production
- 25 Technical
- 10 Visual
- 45 Acting, Literary & Spoken