21 March 1950 (age 68)
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Roger Hodgson (born Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson on 21 March 1950 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an English musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman and co-founder member of progressive rock band Supertramp. His most recent solo album, Open the Door, was released in 2000. His most recent tour was in 2017.
Hodgson is widely regarded as a gifted composer and lyricist. He is the singer/songwriter of such globally successful and enduring anthems as ""The Logical Song" "Breakfast in America" "Give a Little Bit" "Take the Long Way Home" "Dreamer" "It’s Raining Again" "School", "Fool’s Overture" and many more timeless songs that helped his former band sell well over 60 million albums to date.
For many fans, Hodgson was the spiritual force behind Supertramp for the 14 years prior to his departure in 1983. While he and the other co-founder, Rick Davies, shared writing credit, they actually wrote and composed separately.
His most recent solo album, Open the Door, was released in 2000.
His most recent tour was in 2017.
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