Supertramp's Roger Hodgson
Portsmouth, England – 1950
Lead singer, composer, keyboards, guitar and bass of Supertramp. Composer of many of the band’s greatest hits, he gave us “Give a Little Bit”, The Logical Song”, “Dreamer”, “Take the Long Way Home,” “Breakfast in America,” “It’s Raining Again,” “School,” “Fool’s Overture” and so many others that have become the soundtrack of our lives.
Hodgson is considered to be one of the most important composers and lyricists of our time.
Supertramp (1969), which was founded by Roger Hodgson and Rick Davis, has sold over 60 million albums.
“Breakfast in America” was No. 1 in countries around the world and sold over 20 million copies, making it one of the biggest selling albums of all time. Hodgson will perform it live at “BBK Legends”, among many other hits.
In 1980, Roger was honoured with the Ivor Novello Award from the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters for “The Logical Song”.
In 2005, Hodgson received an award from ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) for the song “Give a Little Bit” for being one of the most performed songs. In 2007, he received this award again for “Breakfast in America”.
In 2012, Rodger Hodgson was honoured with a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, one of the most prestigious decorations in France.