Peter Gabriel turns 62 today, born on February 13, 1950 in Surrey, England.

Best known as the lead singer of Genesis before he left for a successful solo career, he has also been a very active humanitarian, working tirelessly on behalf of human rights around the globe.

Recently he's focused on producing and promoting world music as well as pioneering methods for the digital distribution of music.

Here he is at the final date of the 1986 Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope Tour: