Phil Collins

  • Birth name: Philip David Charles Collins
  • Years active: 1971 - today
  • Born: 30 - 01 - 1951
  • Birth Place: Chiswick, London and South East, United Kingdom
  • Genre: Pop , Rock , 80s
Biography: Collins was given a toy drum kit for Christmas when he was five. Later, his uncle Mark Wade made him a makeshift one that he used regularly. As Collins grew older these were followed by more complete sets bought by his parents. He practiced by playing alongside the television and radio, and never learned to read and write conventional musical notation; instead, he uses a system he devised...  [read more]