Bob GELDOF

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1951-10-05
Education Blackrock Coll Dublin
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Style Bob Geldof, KBE
Career former journalist with Georgia Straight Canada, NME and Melody Maker; fndr and memb Boomtown Rats 1975-86; organiser: Live Aid 1985, Live 8 2005; chm Band Aid Tst 1985-; former co-owner Planet 24, co-fndr Ten Alps Communications 1999; fndr: Deckchair.com, WapWorld; cmmr Cmmn for Africa, campaigner against Third World debt and supporter of numerous charities incl Make Poverty History and Drop the Debt; Hon Dr of Law: Univ of Dundee 2002, UC Dublin 2004; Hon DCL: UEA 2004, Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne 2007; Hon DUniv Roehampton Univ 2007, hon degree Univ for the Creative Arts 2010; Chavalier des Arts et des Lettres 2006; >ir< co-writer (with >qv1qv2<54500>qv3<, >ir<) Do They Know It's Christmas? (Band Aid) 1984, Do They Know It's Christmas? (Band Aid II) 1989, Do They Know It's Christmas? (Band Aid 20) 2004; >ir< The Boomtown Rats: The Boomtown Rats 1977, Tonic for the Troops 1978, The Fine Art of Surfacing 1979, Mondo Bongo 1980, V Deep 1982, In the Long Grass 1984, The Best of The Boomtown Rats 2003; solo: Deep In the Heart of Nowhere 1986, The Vegetarians of Love 1990, The Happy Club 1992, Sex, Age & Death 2001; >ir< Grumpy Old Men (BBC) 2003, Geldof in Africa (BBC) 2005; >i< Film>r< Pink in Pink Floyd's The Wall, Harry 'Flash' Gordon in Number One (1985); >ir< UN World Hunger Award, Irish Peace Prize, Rose d'Or Charity Award 2005, Lifetime Achievement Award Brit Awards 2005, Free Your Mind Award MTV 2005, Nobel Man of Peace Award 2005, The North-South Cncl Award 2005, Marketer of the Year Award EPM 2006, nominated 6 times for Nobel Peace Award (latest nomination 2007)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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