Roger Waters Biography | Wiki
Roger Waters is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer. He is a co-founder of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd with drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Richard Wright, and guitarist, singer, and songwriter Syd Barrett. On October 2 and 6, Rogers new concert film, Us + Them was screened at theatres in the U.S. and Internationally.
Roger Waters Age| Birthday
Waters was born on 6 September 1943, in Great Bookham, Surrey, England. He celebrates his birthday on September 6th every year.
Roger Waters Height
Waters stand at the height of 1.91 meters. He weighs 85 kg.
Roger Waters Net Worth
The famous singer, Roger, has an estimated net worth of $310 million as of 2019. Roger major source of income is his music albums.
Roger Waters Tour Dates | Concert | Us And Them Tour
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Roger Waters Family
He is the younger of two boys, to Mary (née Whyte; 1913–2009) and Eric Fletcher Waters (1914–1944). His father was a schoolteacher, as well as a devout Christian and a Communist Party member.
Roger Waters Wife
Waters married Judy Trim, his childhood sweetheart in 1969. She was a successful potter who had featured on the gatefold sleeve of the original release of Ummagumma but excised from subsequent CD reissues. The couple, however, divorced in 1975 and had no children. Trim passed on in 2001.
In 1976, Waters married again, this time to Lady Carolyne Christie, the niece of the 3rd Marquess of Zetland: Lawrence Aldred Mervyn Dundas. The two divorced in 1992 and have two children together. His son Harry Waters is a musician who has been playing keyboards with his father’s touring band since 2002, while his daughter, India Waters has worked as a model.
Roger Waters Priscilla Phillips
In 1993, he married Priscilla Phillips with whom he has one son, Jack Fletcher. Their marriage also ended in 2001.
Roger Waters Laurie Durning
He became engaged to Laurie Durning, an actress and filmmaker. The pair got married on 14th January 2012 and filed for divorce in September 2015.
Roger Waters Children
The English songwriter has three children: two sons – Harry Waters and Jack Fletcher and a daughter, India Waters.
Roger Waters Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd was an English rock band that was co-founded by Waters with fellow student friends Syd Barrett on guitar and lead vocals, Nick Mason on drums and Richard Wright on keyboards and vocals, in London in 1965.
Roger Waters Band
The band achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, extended compositions, and elaborate live shows. They are one of the most commercially successful and influential groups in popular music history.
Roger Waters Us And Them
Roger Waters Us Them | Concert
On October 2 and 6, Waters new concert film, Us + Them was screened at theatres in the U.S. and Internationally. He continues to share clips from the film. In August, he unveiled a portion of “Us & Them.” Us and Them is a Pink Floyd classic that gave the band the 2017 and 2018 tour and the film name. Us and Them were released in the 1973 album, The Dark Side Of The Moon. Rogers wrote the lyrics while Richard Wright provided the music.
Roger Waters 2020
In the Us and Them World Tour, Waters performed the song, Us and Them in 157 concerts that happened between May 21, 2017, and December 9, 2018.
Us and Them movie will be launched in October. He collaborates with Sean Evans to put the movie together using footage shot at the tour’s visit to Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome on June 2018.
Roger Waters In The Flesh
This is a two-disc Roger Waters’ live album that captures his performances during In the Flesh three-year tour. It is also considered as the tour of the album “Amused to Death” since it the first time he played songs from the album.
Release date: 5 December 2000
Producer: James Guthrie
Label: Columbia Records
Genres: Rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock
Roger Waters Amused To Death
Amused to Death is Waters’ third studio album. He began working on it in 1987 and it was released in 1992. A remastered remix that he worked on with James Guthrie was released in 2015.
Release date: 7 September 1992
Label: Columbia Records
Awards: Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album
Producers: Patrick Leonard, Waters
Genres: Rock, Progressive rock
Roger Waters The Wall
The Wall is a British concert film by Waters. It is directed by Waters and Sean Evans and captures performances of Waters’ live tour. The wall premiered in the Special Presentations section of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Rogers and director Sean Evans were in attendance and received praise from those in the audience at the album premiere. The design of the concert was mostly from the original concert of the same name that followed the release of the 1979 album, The Wall.
Roger Waters Albums
- The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking (Released on 30th April 1984)
- Radio K.A.O.S. (Released on 15th June 1987)
- Amused to Death (Released on 1 September 1992)
- Is This the Life We Really Want? (Released on 2 June 2017)
- Ça Ira (Released on 4 October 2005)
- Flickering Flame: The Solo Years Volume 1 (Released on 30 April 2002)
- The Wall – Live in Berlin (Released on 21 August 1990)
- In the Flesh – Live (Released on 5 December 2000)
- Roger Waters: The Wall (Released on 20 November 2015)
Roger Waters Songs
- 1984 5:01 am (The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking)
- 1984 5:06 am (Every Stranger’s Eyes)
- 1985 4:41 am (Sexual Revolution)
- 1987 Radio Waves
- In 1987 Sunset Strip
- 1987 The Tide Is Turning (After Live Aid)
- 1988 Who Needs Information
- 1990 Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) (with Cyndi Lauper)
- 1990 The Tide Is Turning (with Joni Mitchell, Cyndi Lauper, Bryan Adams, Van Morrison and Paul Carrack)
- 1992 What God Wants, Part 1
- 1992 The Bravery of Being Out of Range
- 1993 Three Wishes
- 2002 Perfect Sense, Part 1 & 2 (Live)
Roger Water Songs
- 2002 Each Small Candle (Live)
- 2002 Breathe (In the Air) (Live)
- 2004 To Kill the Child/Leaving Beirut
- 2007 Hello (I Love You) (Waters & Howard Shore)
- 2010 We Shall Overcome
- 2015 Comfortably Numb (Live)
- 2015 In the Flesh? (live)
- 2017 Smell The Roses
- 2017 Déjà Vu
- In 2017 The Last Refugee
- 2017 Wait for Her
Roger Waters New Album
The Soldier’s Tale – Narrated by Roger Waters 2018
Release date: 26 October 2018
Label: Sony Classical Records
The album has 46 songs. Some of them include:
- The Soldier’s Tale – Narrated by Waters: Part I: The Soldiers March
- The Soldier’s Tale – Narrated by Waters: Part I: The Soldier is Tired
- Airs by a Stream – Narrated by Waters in Part I of The Soldier’s Tale
Roger Waters David Gilmour
Waters and David Gilmour are still at loggerheads after many years of separating.
Frequently asked questions about Roger Waters
How old is Roger Waters now?
Roger is 76 years old as of 2019. Waters will turn 77 years old in 2020, September 6th.
Is Roger Waters touring in 2020?
In the Us and Them World Tour, Waters performed the song, Us and Them in 157 concerts, the concerts were performed between May 21, 2017, and December 9, 2018. For Roger tour tickets to the concerts. click here.
When was Roger Waters born?
Roger was born on 6th September 1943 in Great Bookham, Surrey, England.
What nationality is Roger Waters?
Roger was born in England hence being a British national.
Is Roger Waters touring in 2020?
Roger will tour North America and Mexico for the Us and Them Tour in 2020. He mentioned Ciudad Juárez and Mexico City as his possible tour stops in an interview which followed the El Universal at The Venice Film Festival.
Who is the father of Roger Waters?
His father was Eric Fletcher Waters who died in 1944. He was a was a schoolteacher, as well as a devout Christian and a Communist Party member. His father (Fletcher Waters) was born in 1914.
How tall is Roger Waters?
Roger stands at a height of 1.91 m.
Does Roger Waters have children?
Roger has three children which he loves wholly, they are Harry Waters (son), Jack Fletcher (son) and India Waters (daughter).
Who is Roger’s daughter?
India Waters is the daughter of celebrated song writer Waters.
Does Waters have siblings?
Yes, Waters has one brother. Waters is the younger one between the two.
What band was Roger Waters with?
Roger co-founded Pink Floyd with his fellow students Syd Barrett, Nick Mason and Richard Wright in 1965.
What is Roger Waters’s net worth?
Roger has accrued over $130 million in his singing career.
Is Waters still alive?
Yes, Roger is alive and stable.
What is wrong with Roger Waters?
Waters the co-founder of Pink Floyd is very upset with Richard Branson, the CEO of Virgin for his planned aid concert to save starving Venezuelan children. He wrote on his twitter account that the plan is an assault on Venezuela.