Christopher David Allen (13 January 1938 – 13 March 2015), known professionally as Daevid Allen, sometimes credited as Divided Alien, was an Australian musician. He was co-founder of the psychedelic rock groups Soft Machine (in the UK, 1966) and Gong (in France, 1967).[1][2][3]

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Daevid Allen
Allen performing with Gong at The Zappa Club in Tel Aviv, 2009
Background information
Birth nameChristopher David Allen
Also known asDivided Alien, Bert Camembert, Dingo Virgin, Ja Am
Born(1938-01-13)13 January 1938
Melbourne, Australia
Died13 March 2015(2015-03-13) (aged 77)
Australia
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician
Instrument(s)
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active1960–2015
Formerly of
Websitedaevidallen.com
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