Name Ginger Gilmour
|Full Name Virginia Hasenbein|
Born 19 January 1949 (age 74) (1949-01-19) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Residence Yapton, West Sussex, England
Spouse David Gilmour (m. 1975–1990)
Children Matthew Gilmour, Clare Gilmour, Sara Gilmour, Alice Gilmour
Similar People David Gilmour, Polly Samson, Heathcote Williams, Judith Trim, Syd Barrett
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Ginger Gilmour (born Virginia Hasenbein; 19 January 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American artist, sculptor, author, former model, and the first wife of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour. Since their marriage in 1975 and divorce in 1990, she has lived in England.
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- Personal life
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From 1962–66, she studied at Wayne High School, Wayne, Michigan, and graduated Cum Laude. She then undertook a two-year foundation course in Chemical Engineering and Art at Michigan State University.
She met David Gilmour in Ann Arbor, Michigan in October 1971, while accompanying her then boyfriend backstage at a Pink Floyd concert. She described their meeting as "love at first sight" and they married on 7 July 1975 with the wedding reception held at Abbey Road Studios. The couple had four children: Alice (born 1976), Clare (born 1979), Sara (born 1983, a fashion stylist), and Matthew (born 1986). The children originally attended a Waldorf School.
Ginger is depicted on the inner sleeve of his 1978 eponymous first solo album. They separated during Pink Floyd's 1987–89 world tour and subsequently divorced.
She published a book about her life with David Gilmour, Memoirs of the Bright Side of The Moon, in 2015.
Gilmour studied for eight years with the English artist Cecil Collins. She now works from her 15th-century farmhouse near Yapton, West Sussex, where she has created several studios. A recurring theme in her work is angels. She also teaches art, and a form of esoteric healing called 'Mental Colour Healing'.
Her work has been exhibited in a number of galleries and other venues, including Mall Galleries, London, Arundel Castle and the German Embassy in London. She worked in partnership with California-based artists Dana Lynne Anderson and Annie Harrison under the 'Renowned Artist' brand.
She has been commissioned to produce work for gardens at the Hampton Court Flower Show and BBC Gardeners' World. and has illustrated books by Phil Murray.
As of July 2011, her 11-foot sculpture inspired by the Olympic Games is installed at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5.
She is a member of the Society of Women Artists. In June 2007, she received a British Red Cross Award for 'Services to Humanity'.
She provided a painting on a Carparelli Acoustic Bass guitar for War Child, which was auctioned off alongside 15 others including one from Iggy Pop.