John Le Page, England

John Le Page, England

John Le Page, England MK has given me so many hours of listening pleasure since my amazing discovery of him when I was about 10. Playing BIA and LOG in my Walkman until the batteries faded, ingrained his music in me forever. A dozen concerts and 30 years on, I still...
Marie Jo Lebreton, France

Marie Jo Lebreton, France

Marie Jo Lebreton, France Main reason why I’m a Fan is that my roots from my Dad’s side are Britons so Celtic Rock is my absolute favorite Music!! Thanks a lot for melodies like What it Is! Back to Your...
John Wesly, India

John Wesly, India

John Wesly, India Mark’s music is what inspired me to learn the guitar. Mark’s music was one of the first tastes that I developed as a youngster and I’m glad I held onto it. Now I’m glad to be a proud fan of Mark Knopfler… I even named my...
Sébastien De Rosa, France

Sébastien De Rosa, France

Sébastien De Rosa, France I am French, my wife is Brasilian, and in June 2010 we took all our Brasilian family to Frankfurt to “Get Lucky” 🙂 Look at our son Leonardo: Mark’s music puts a smile on his face, and on ours “tambem”!...
Konstantin Gretchishkin, Russia

Konstantin Gretchishkin, Russia

Konstantin Gretchishkin, Russia This story began in 1996 when I first encountered Mark’s art with the Golden Heart album. Mark’s music came to my life and is still with me to this day. Nobody can take his place in my life these 16 years. He is finest...
Andy Quantick, UK

Andy Quantick, UK

Andy Quantick, UK Ever since I first heard Dire Straits back in 1979, Mark’s music and lyrics have connected with me in a way no other musician has ever done. The magic of his voice, guitar and lyrics, just makes him a legend Back to Your...
Mark Woodard, USA

Mark Woodard, USA

Mark Woodard, USA Yeller and I both grew up on this music. MK’s perspective on life mirrors my own as evidenced in his art. Here’s to a true gentleman. Bless you, Mark. Back to Your...
Tom Pallotta, USA

Tom Pallotta, USA

Tom Pallotta, USA I’m constantly amazed how his music just WORKS..! Each release has its own flowing beauty. A true pro and rare ARTIST is he. God bless you Mark. I have faith in R+R because of you. Back to Your...
Arthur Docherty, Canada

Arthur Docherty, Canada

Arthur Docherty, Canada MK – what a gift he is ! Storyteller transferring emotion into notes. Sparingly, his forte. Space, his gift to others in his band. Pleasure, his gift to me. With every listen, his music continues to open up. May he continue to grow,...
Melissa Morgan, Australia

Melissa Morgan, Australia

Melissa Morgan, Australia Mark and his music keeps me endlessly fascinated and enthralled since I first saw him 30 years ago. The reasons are way too many to list, but I will say – Australia loves you Mark, come visit us again one day x. Back to Your...
Steve O’Neill, Australia

Steve O’Neill, Australia

Steve O’Neill, Australia My wonderful mother, Therese, died a few months back. As her grandsons carried her from the church to rejoin Dad, I played Mark’s ‘Going Home’. That’s what Mark’s music has meant to me – two loves. (Photo: Therese Mahony at 20 yrs with...
Denis Van Dale, Canada

Denis Van Dale, Canada

Denis Van Dale, Canada I wish I could express how much MK’s music has meant to me over the years. There is no way to really thank him and the rest of the band for the special gift they bring us. Live long and be well. Back to Your...
Rogério Magno, Brazil

Rogério Magno, Brazil

Rogério Magno, Brazil I’m Brazilian from the city of Itabira-MG. I did this drawing as a tribute to the greatest guitarist and composer in the world,a simple way of thanks for his enormous contribution to the world of music and especially the lives of each of...
Adriano Gazzo, Brazil

Adriano Gazzo, Brazil

Adriano Gazzo, Brazil My name is Adriano and I live in Porto Alegre City, Brazil, where MK played 9 years ago, a great show at Gigantinho’s stadium. Since 1979 when I was 4 years old, the only songs I am a fan of are MK’s songs. I play my accoustic guitar...
Edward Stanley, England

Edward Stanley, England

Edward Stanley, England I was introduced to the music of Dire Straits from an early age when my dad would play it in the car. Since then, Mark Knopfler has made a huge influence on my life. Greatest musician to tread the Earth. Back to Your...
Renata C. Bottino, Brazil

Renata C. Bottino, Brazil

Renata C. Bottino, Brazil Mark Knopfler is a great guitarist and a sensible artist. His songs are wonderful and I love the way he plays the guitar. I enjoyed his show in Rio in 2001 very much. It was a magical moment. Back to Your...
Klaus Boening, Germany

Klaus Boening, Germany

Klaus Boening, Germany When I was first attracted to popular music at age of 11 it was to the music of Dire Straits, I heard the song Walk of Life on the German Radioprogramme. It was so great to hear this “Good mood” song. Whenever I’m feeling bad I...
Margret Czuprat, Germany

Margret Czuprat, Germany

Margret Czuprat, Germany I´m doing well when I hear Mark, his music has been an inspiration in my life for many, many years. So I was very happy when I took this photo but flustered because Mark was looking at me and my camera at the KTGC Erfurt show …. and I...
Purita Bustinza, Spain

Purita Bustinza, Spain

Purita Bustinza, Spain Thanks Mark for your Great music. I saw you for the first time one week ago in Madrid and it was simply fantastic. I took this photo with your Fender. Thanks for Speedway At Nazareth and for everything, you´re the best !!! Back to Your...
Bego Bustinza, Spain

Bego Bustinza, Spain

Bego Bustinza, Spain I took this foto in Madrid on April 4th at his Kill To Get Crimson concert. Thanks Mark for existing, you´re the best musician and you make me so happy!!!!! I love you. Back to Your...
Stephen Anstey, England

Stephen Anstey, England

Stephen Anstey, England Mark’s wonderful music has become a part/way of my life for the last 20 years and to me his music helps ease life’s stresses and strains with his melodic guitar playing and haunting vocals. Back to Your...
Barry Ratcliffe, UK

Barry Ratcliffe, UK

Barry Ratcliffe, UK I’ve been enjoying Marks music for 21 years and counting, It’s brought me so much pleasure listening to and collecting all of MK’s comprehensive catalogue. From the bottom of my heart, thanks Mark ! Back to Your...
Tina Threadgill, USA

Tina Threadgill, USA

Tina Threadgill, USA Mark Knopfler has created and provided the soundtrack to my life since 1979, and I’m grateful to him for every song… every note… and every show. Back to Your...
Harry Köhler, Switzerland

Harry Köhler, Switzerland

Harry Köhler, Switzerland I have been playing for more than 30 years: Fender Tele, Gretsch, and National Resolectric. MK’s lyrics and music are relaxing and help me live my life. Back to Your...
Fieneke Oldersma, Netherlands

Fieneke Oldersma, Netherlands

Fieneke Oldersma, Netherlands Since I discovered Mark, I enjoy all his different styles of music. He is a great man, a wonderful musician, songwriter and artist with a beautiful voice. Listening to his guitar playing was one of the main reasons for me to start to...
Mathias Klug, Germany

Mathias Klug, Germany

Mathias Klug, Germany Mark´s music accompanies me all day long. And, the “red one” stands always at hand. Back to Your...
Stefano Guzzinati, Italy

Stefano Guzzinati, Italy

Stefano Guzzinati, Italy Well…even if someone thinks my love for Mark is a little bit pathological…his music has been my soundtrack since I was a child. In my school diaries I drew the red Fender with the Dire Straits name inside. Thanks for the wonderful...
Florian Sandoz, France

Florian Sandoz, France

Florian Sandoz, France I cannot count how many times his music helped me to go through hard times since I discovered it when I was 14. There’s always a tune that suits my mood, may it be joyful or sad. Thanks Mark. Back to Your...
Ednardo Rapôso, Brazil

Ednardo Rapôso, Brazil

Ednardo Rapôso, Brazil Mark’s music made me wan to be a musician. Listening to his songs I learnt that one note when well played and placed is more powerful than millions played by any musician in the world. Back to Your...
Terry Wright, Canada

Terry Wright, Canada

Terry Wright, Canada Mark’s songs paint pictures which are inspiring to me as an artist and often get me through my day or cap-off an already good one. My rig includes an MK Strat and red Fender Deluxe. Back to Your...
Peter De Bock, Holland

Peter De Bock, Holland

Peter De Bock, Holland When I heard Sultans of Swing on the radio I said to my girlfriend, “that is the way you should play a Strat.” From then on Mark has influenced my music all my life. He is the best in the world because he understands the guitar. Back to Your...
Marie Neer, USA

Marie Neer, USA

Marie Neer, USA MK is the consummate artist. Melody, guitar-genius, lyrics, growth make him unique. His compassion for children, kindness and generosity with fans, intelligence; multiple interests, and private protection of family make him a complete and admirable...
Arno Van Tiel, Netherlands

Arno Van Tiel, Netherlands

Arno Van Tiel, Netherlands I was 12 years old when I first listened to Mark’s music. Now its almost 25 years later and I still listen to his music. I got my own red MK signature Stratocaster. Thank you Mark for you music, lyrics and the wonderful concerts. Back...
Aurelien, France

Aurelien, France

Aurelien, France I discovered Dire Straits in 1988 with the MFN compilation. I got hooked from then on. Eighteen years later I founded a non-profit-making band that plays for charities. Back to Your...
Rose Mignella, Brazil

Rose Mignella, Brazil

Rose Mignella, Brazil In 2001, I saw a big concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil – It was a great day with MK. Back to Your...
Håkan Tallgren, Sweden

Håkan Tallgren, Sweden

Håkan Tallgren, Sweden Four years ago, I picked up the guitar to master the riff from ‘Money for Nothing’. I still play every day. Everything I know, I learned from Mark; how to make my guitar wail, how to make it bark. Back to Your...
Ivan Leschner, Aregentina

Ivan Leschner, Aregentina

Ivan Leschner, Aregentina Mark’s music makes me remember my dad who unfortunately passed away in 2002. I went to see Mark with him in 2001 at the Luna Park, and every time I listen to Mark I think of my dad. Thank you for your music, Mark. Back to Your...
Gayle Snyder, USA

Gayle Snyder, USA

Gayle Snyder, USA MK’s music has evolved from his DS days into a mature, more intimate style, which reflects his growing satisfaction with life. I feel fortunate to have been along on this musical journey with him. Back to Your...
Nigel Dignum, England

Nigel Dignum, England

Nigel Dignum, England Mark Knopfler’s music has been the soundtrack to my life for 30 years. I listen every day, and it soothes my soul. He’s simply the most complete musician there is. Back to Your...
Kay Egil, Norway

Kay Egil, Norway

Kay Egil, Norway Mark Knopfler`s music has been very important to me since 1996 when I for the first time was listening to Sultans of Swing. His voice and guitar makes me happy and it has been like healing for my soul in hard times. Thank You Mark. Back to Your...
Jarle Larsen, Norway

Jarle Larsen, Norway

Jarle Larsen, Norway Mark’s music and character are really admirable. The work that he’s done over the last thirty years means everything to me. He is my greatest inspiration! Back to Your...
Isabella Lari, Italy

Isabella Lari, Italy

Isabella Lari, Italy The first thing I put in my new bedroom after the bed, was this DS promo poster. MK’s music means being home to me. It’s here and always will be. Back to Your...
Luis Franqueira, Portugal

Luis Franqueira, Portugal

Luis Franqueira, Portugal Mark’s music has the magic of touching people with its extraordinary lyrics, guitar playing and singing. With songs with different music styles about many situations in life, Mark’s music has been the soundtrack of my life and will forever...