Geldof


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Geldof

(ˈɡɛldɒf)
n
(Biography) Bob. Full name Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof. born 1954, Irish rock singer and philanthropist: formerly lead vocalist with the Boomtown Rats (1977–86): organizer of the Band Aid charity (from 1984) for famine relief in Africa. He received an honorary knighthood in 1986
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ROCK star Bob Geldof has revealed he thought U2 were "absolutely dire" when he first heard them before they became famous.
WHEN it comes to futile gestures Bob Geldof and Bono are world leaders.
Firebrand Irish singer and activist Bob Geldof denounced nationalism, Turkish President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a concert with his band The Boomtown Rats in Famagusta, addressing criticism of his decision to perform in the north Cyprus.
HUNDREDS of fans walked out of a festival after Bob Geldof launched an astonishing foulmouthed tirade at them.
TOMORROW A Fanatic Heart: Geldof on Yeats BBC4, 9pm Bob Geldof may have found fame as the frontman of the Boomtown Rats, but as we've seen during the past 30 or so years there's a lot more to him than singing pop tunes.
Sir Bob Geldof united the biggest Sir Bob Geldof united the biggest stars of British pop yesterday for the latest version of his Band Aid supergroup.
LONDON -- Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.
PEACHES Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction to the Class A drug, an inquest heard.
LONDON (AP) -- Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.
BOB Geldof has told of the "intolerable" pain he continues to feel after the death of his daugher Peaches and said he nds himself sobbing in the street when he becomes overwhelmed by emotion.
PEACHES Geldof described heroin as "such a bleak drug" in what is thought to have been her final interview before she died in a possibly drugrelated death in April.
Peaches Geldof may have died due to heroin overdose, according to new reports revealed by police on May 1.