Bob Geldof, 1951 musician, singer, songwriter, actor. Lead singer of The Boomtown Rats... he co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas"... and in 1984 he and Midge Ure founded the charity supergroup Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. They went on to organise the charity super-concert Live Aid the following year and the Live 8 concerts in 2005. Geldof currently serves as an adviser to the ONE Campaign, founded by fellow Irish humanitarian Bono. More

~ Sir Bob Geldof - lead singer of The Boomtown Rats. he co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas" with Midge Ure ~

Bob Geldof - Patron of the Microloan Foundation.

I was 6 when the Band Aid single was released and 7 by the time Live Aid happened, I will never forget seeing the pictures of children in Ethiopia; it set me on a path of charity work which I am still doing today.

Bob Geldof, former leader of the Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats, is also a hero to me and will always be one of my all-time favourites.  http://www.bobgeldof.com

Bob Geldof: 10 classic Geldof quotes

Bob Geldof will this summer be going back to his Irish rockstar roots with a gig in his mothers hometown of Cork.

Sir Bob Geldof. - BOB GELDOF starred in Pink Floyd's 1982 film Pink Floyd – The Wall as "Pink".

Sir Bob Geldof. - BOB GELDOF starred in Pink Floyd's 1982 film Pink Floyd – The Wall as "Pink".

'Backstage, David wept again. "I can’t stand it," he said. And went off for a while to be by himself. He was a VERY kind man. He was a lovely man,' said Live Aid organiser Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof on David Bowie and Live Aid

'Backstage, David wept again. He was a VERY kind man. He was a lovely man,' said Live Aid organiser Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof ~ A great humanitarian, voice of a generation, Irish accent, and he's cute. ;)

Sir Bob Geldof ~ A great humanitarian, voice of a generation, Irish accent, and he's cute.

Sir Bob Geldof - saved so many lives with his determination, drive and sheer bloody-mindedness

Sir Bob Geldof - saved so many lives with his determination, drive and sheer bloody-mindedness

Bob Geldof. Geldof was born and brought up in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, a son of Robert and Evelyn Geldof. His paternal grandfather, Zenon Geldof, was a Belgian immigrant and a hotel chef. His paternal grandmother, Amelia Falk, was an English Jew from London.

Bob Geldof. Geldof was born and brought up in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, a son of Robert and Evelyn Geldof. His paternal grandfather, Zenon Geldof, was a Belgian immigrant and a hotel chef. His paternal grandmother, Amelia Falk, was an English Jew from London.

Bob Geldof.

Stood next to him choosing a book in a bookshop in Chelsea soon after Band Aid.

David Bowie on stage at Live Aid in 1985. 'Only a totally self-assured genius would offer to sacrifice a song as a nothing in the face of such monstrosity and call the world to attention,' said Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof on David Bowie and Live Aid

David Bowie on stage at Live Aid in 'Only a totally self-assured genius would offer to sacrifice a song as a nothing in the face of such monstrosity and call the world to attention,' said Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof and Mother Teresa - now I bet they got on like a house on fire!

Sir Bob Geldof and Mother Teresa - now I bet they got on like a house on fire!

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