Brian Eno

Producer + Musician

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  • A New Year’s Gift From Brian Eno: A Growing Musical Garden
    NYTimes - 14 days ago
  • Sunny Skies Forecast Over Art Miami 2016
    Huffington Post - Nov 28, 2016
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    Sing Along With Brian Eno
    Huffington Post - Nov 24, 2016
  • Brian Eno To Release New Ambient Album
    NPR - Nov 15, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brian Eno.


1948 Birth Brian Eno was born in 1948 at Phyllis Memorial Hospital, Woodbridge, Suffolk, the son of Catholic parents William Eno, who had followed his father and grandfather into the postal service, and Maria Eno (née Buslot), a Belgian-born woman whom William had met during his World War II service. … Read More


1967 19 Years Old In 1967, at the age of 18, Eno married his first wife Sarah Grenville. … Read More


1969 - 1971 2 More Events
1972 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1972, Eno and Robert Fripp (from King Crimson) used a tape-delay system, described as 'Frippertronics', and the pair released the proto-ambient album (No Pussyfooting) (1973). … Read More
1973 25 Years Old In 1973 he produced the orchestra's first album The Portsmouth Sinfonia Plays the Popular Classics (released in March 1974) and in 1974 he produced the live album Hallellujah! … Read More
His first such work, 1975's Discreet Music (again created via an elaborate tape-delay methodology, which Eno diagrammed on the back cover of the LP), is considered the landmark album of the genre. … Read More
1976 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 1976 Eno recorded with the Krautrock/Kosmische Musik group Harmonia at their studio in Forst, Germany. … Read More


Eno considered joining XTC in 1980.
1983 35 Years Old In 1983 Eno collaborated with his brother, Roger Eno, and Daniel Lanois on the album Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks. … Read More


1988 40 Years Old Eno married his manager Anthea Norman-Taylor in 1988; they have two daughters, Irial and Darla. … Read More
1992 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1992 Eno released an album featuring heavily syncopated rhythms entitled Nerve Net, with contributions from several former collaborators including Fripp, Benmont Tench, Robert Quine and John Paul Jones.
1995 47 Years Old …  In 1995, Eno provided one of several remixes of "Protection" by Massive Attack (originally from their Protection album) for release as a single. … Read More
1996 48 Years Old 1 More Event
…  This collaboration is chronicled in Eno's book A Year with Swollen Appendices, a diary published in 1996.


2004 56 Years Old In 2004 Fripp and Eno recorded another ambient music collaboration album, The Equatorial Stars.
2005 57 Years Old Eno returned in June 2005 with Another Day on Earth, his first major album since Wrong Way Up (with John Cale) to prominently feature vocals (a trend he continued with Everything That Happens Will Happen Today). … Read More
2006 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 2006 Eno collaborated with David Byrne, again, for the reissue of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts in celebration of the influential album's 25th anniversary. … Read More
In 2007 Eno's music was featured in a movie adaption of Irvine Welsh's best-selling collection Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance. … Read More


2008 60 Years Old In 2008, he released Everything That Happens Will Happen Today with David Byrne, designed the sound for the video game Spore and wrote a chapter to Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture, edited by Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. … Read More
Eno revealed on radio in May 2009 that a skin graft he received as treatment for a severe burn on his arm was part human skin, part carbon fibre. … Read More
2010 62 Years Old Eno released another solo album on Warp in late 2010. … Read More
Eno also sang backing vocals on Anna Calvi's debut album, on the songs "Desire" and "Suzanne & I". He later released Drums Between the Bells, a collaboration with poet Rick Holland, on 4 July 2011. … Read More
2013 65 Years Old In 2013, Eno became a patron of Videre Est Credere (Latin for "to see is to believe"), a UK human rights charity. … Read More
2014 66 Years Old In May 2014, Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde released Someday World, featuring various guest musicians: from Coldplay's Will Champion and Roxy Music's Andy Mackay to newer names such as 22-year-old Fred Gibson, who helped produce the record with Eno. … Read More
2015 67 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, Eno wrote an article for The Guardian in support of the left-wing candidate Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party leadership contest.
His latest album, The Ship, was released in 2016.
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