Robert Fripp


Robert Fripp is a British guitarist, keyboards player, writer and producer who is best known as a founder and only continuous member of King Crimson — from their debut album In The Court Of The Crimson King in 1969, through to the most recent studio album The Power To Believe [2003]. To date, King Crimson played their last live performance in Tokyo, Japan on December 8th 2021. His career celebrates over 50 years as a professional musician and 60 years as a guitarist. Also well known for the development of Frippertronics and Soundscapes, a method of "making a lot of noise with one guitar" through the use of tape / digital delay, rack-mount synthesizer units, and other effects. With David Singleton, Fripp co-owns and operates the record label Discipline Global Mobile (DGM) which specializes in releasing King Crimson material, as well as side projects from many of the rotating KC members, himself included.

Robert is also the founder of Guitar Craft seminars (the first of which took place at Claymont Court in West Virginia, USA from March 25th to 30th 1985). From the mid-1980s and into the early 1990s the performance arm of Guitar Craft toured extensively as The League Of Crafty Guitarists. During 2010 Guitar Craft became the Guitar Circles of North America, South America, and Europe. Robert continues to direct The Orchestra Of Crafty Guitarists and the Symphony of Crafty Guitarists. On September 1st 2022 Fripp's first widely published book The Guitar Circle was released by Panegyric, in association with DGM.

Born: May 16th 1946 in Wimborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.
Fripp married Toyah Willcox in Dorset on May 16th 1986. , Facebook , X , YouTube , , , Wikipedia ,
Aliases:Bobby Willcox, Walt Nektroid
In Groups:Camilla's Little Secret, Centipede (3), David Sylvian & Robert Fripp, Discipline (6), FFWD, Fripp & Eno, G3 (6), Giles, Giles And Fripp, King Crimson, ProjeKct Four, ProjeKct One, ProjeKct Six, ProjeKct Three, ProjeKct Two, ProjeKct X, Radical Dance, Slow Music Project, Sunday All Over The World, The Human Experimente, The League Of Crafty Guitarists
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