King Crimson



Richard Palmer-James is best known for writing the lyrics for a number of early King Crimson songs, and for being a founder member of the band Supertramp. He was born in Bournemouth in 1947, and played with various local bands before joining King Crimson. Richard wrote the lyrics for 3 […]

Richard Palmer-James


Gordon Haskell was born in 1946 in the village of Verwood, just north of Bournemouth. As a bass guitarist and vocalist, he is yet another of the members of King Crimson to come from the Bournemouth area. Preferring the musical style of Nat King Cole and Ray Charles to the […]

Gordon Haskell



Robert Fripp was born in Wimborne Minster, a few miles northwest of Bournemouth in 1946. He began his career playing with hotel dance bands while he was studying economics, and moved to London in 1967 having joined with brothers Michael and Peter Giles. Together they formed Giles Giles And Fripp […]

Robert Fripp