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Nick Mason

English drummer, co-founder of Pink Floyd (born 1944) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Nicholas Berkeley Mason CBE (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer and a founder member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He has been the only constant member since the band's formation in 1964, and is the only member to appear on every Pink Floyd album. He co-wrote Pink Floyd compositions including "Echoes", "Time", "Careful with That Axe, Eugene", and "One of These Days". In 2018, he formed a new band, Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets, to perform music from Pink Floyd's early years. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 as a member of Pink Floyd.

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Nick Mason
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Mason performing in 2018
Background information
Birth nameNicholas Berkeley Mason
Born (1944-01-27) 27 January 1944 (age 80)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
OriginHampstead, London, England
GenresProgressive rock, psychedelic rock
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • composer
  • record producer
  • author
  • auto racer
Instrument(s)
  • Drums
  • percussion
Years active1964–present
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