Robert Frederick Zenon "Bob" Geldof, KBE, (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer, songwriter, author, occasional actor and political activist. He rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats in the late 1970s and early 1980s alongside the punk rock movement. The band had hits with his compositions "Rat Trap" and "I Don't Like ... more »
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''Irish Americans are about as Irish as black Americans are African.''Bob Geldof (b. 1954), Irish rock singer. Quoted in Observer (London, June 22, 1986).