born on 20/2/1964
Peter Gordeno (musician)
Peter Dean Gordeno (born 20 February 1964 in Kensington, London) is a British songwriter and producer who in his time has also been a live and session musician, and has, since 1998, toured with Depeche Mode. He performs keyboard parts in lieu of departed Alan Wilder, as well as occasional backing vocals and bass guitar. He and Andrew Phillpott went as backing musicians along with Martin Gore on a brief tour called "A Night with Martin L. Gore" in 2003. His father was the choreographer and dancer Peter Gordeno. His mother is Angela Wallace. He also has a brother and a sister.
He has been credited since the early 1990s, for writing, playing instruments, producing and providing backing vocals on several singles and full albums of an array of artists from the pop scene. He was also the musical leader on the track "Miss Sarajevo" from the Songs from Last Century project of George Michael.
Since 2003, the publishing interest of Peter Gordeno’s catalog has been represented by Reverb Music/Reservoir Media Management.
- "Solo debut from DM's principal songwriter is a collection of other writers' songs" - Los Angeles Times
- A selection of his releases and contributions on discogs.com