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Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher was born May 29, 1967 in Manchester (England). He was the main composer, lead guitarist and occasional singer of Britpop band Oasis English. He formed with his younger brother Liam Gallagher, lead singer of Oasis, a famous sibling bickering in the music press.

In the mid-90s, Gallagher was one of the main actors of the movement during which the Britpop band Oasis has achieved great critical and commercial success.

Noel Gallagher was born May 29, 1967 in Burnage, Manchester. He has a daughter in 2000, Anais, from his marriage to Meg Mathhews then divorced. He is currently in a relationship with Sara Macdonald, with whom he had a son in 2007, Donovan.

It is the second child of the family, his brother Paul was born in 1966 and Liam in 1972, and the birth of the latter is followed by the removal of the family to Burnage (a suburb of Manchester), in "Ashburn Avenue. He lived an unhappy childhood with an abusive father who often beat his children, he and Paul in particular, making them victims of stuttering. As a teenager, Paul was able to enjoy his own room. Noel and Liam (who treated his eldest "lunatic family) were forced to cohabit.

In 1976, Peggy Gallagher gets a divorce agreement, but separates from Tommy six years later, taking the boys with her. The three teenagers - and especially Noel - become more independent, have regularly to do with the police. Noel goes to see his mother at the school where she is the guardian every lunchtime and leave the rest of the day. He was expelled from his school at the age of fifteen years for throwing a bag of flour on a teacher, and admits several times stealing car radios in the street. He used to hang out with gangs of hooligans "Mayne Line Crew, Under-5s" and "Young guvnor" in the '80s, and is put on probation at the age of thirteen years for robbed a small grocery store.

Liam and he, who both work in the real estate company of their father, keep contact with it tumultuous, and the many disputes of the day forced them to work until 9pm most days. Noel finally decided to leave the company to integrate another, affiliated with the British Gas ". A right foot injury caused by the collapse of the tip of a steel pipe allows him to practice guitar more often, the company found him a job with little physical warehouse. He also claims to have written at least three songs from the album Definitely Maybe future during this period, including Live Forever and Columbia. This period corresponds to the late 80s, see a growing Christmas rather lenient, passing his days to use drugs, write and compose its music culture, having extended to "group-masters" of England, such as Who, the Rolling Stones, The Kinks, or T. Rex.

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He taught himself to play guitar (notably during the famous probation, during which exit was difficult) while listening to the radio or records of the Beatles, the Smiths (especially the single "This Charming Man) ... left with a guitar by his father, then perfected by taking lessons with a teacher Dayle Robertson. He admits that "From this moment ... I wanted to be Johnny Marr (The Smiths leader)).

He met in 1988 guitarist Inspiral Carpets, Graham Lambert, at a concert of the Stone Roses and having befriended and started playing with him, he becomes a regular concerts. When he learns that their current vocalist, Steve Holt, left the band, he immediately assumes the vacancy, but was rejected. However, he was hired as a roadie and will be considered a full member of the group, accompanying them around for two years. The new singer Tom Hingley, also assured that Noel had her own career to the group. It is also near one of the roadies, Mark Coyle, through their common interest in the Beatles, they spend so much time together to dissect the pieces of the group. Mark later became a leading producer of the first Oasis album, Definitely Maybe.

In 1991, returning from a tour in the United States of Inspiral, he attended a performance group of his brother, "Rain". Noel finds the band with no interest but is surprised by the performance of Liam. After being denied the post of manager, he then offered his brother to join as guitarist, provided they leave the group entirely run and write the songs: "Let me write your songs and I send in the spotlight, unless you prefer to rot here in Manchester "their" he said, seeing the same time saddled with the nickname "The Chief" (the boss).

From 1991 to 2000, Noel provides group management, writing songs and only one leader Oasis. Since 2000, the group seems to take a more democratic direction over the years, other members participating increasingly in the songwriting.

On November 2, 2006 to March 27, 2007, Noel Gallagher began a semi-acoustic tour without his brother Liam, to promote the release of Best Of Group: Stop The Clocks, simply accompanied by Gem Archer and Terry Kirkbride. Although it speaks regularly to make a solo album and left side of Oasis, Noel Gallagher does not yet seem to have intended to actually drop the group. On August 28, 2009, just before going on stage for the festival Rock en Seine, he was leaving the group: "It is with some sadness and great relief that I inform you that I leave Oasis tonight. People write and say what they want, but I could not work one more day with Liam.

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