Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson

Scottish musician, leader of Jethro Tull
Frontman and guiding spirit for Jethro Tull whose flute-playing on one leg is literally an emblem for the band.
BornAugust 10, 1947
HometownDunfermline, Scotland
Net worth$100 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseShona Learoyd (m 1976 - present) , Jennie Franks (m 1970 - 1974)
ChildrenGael Anderson
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Videos

No TV, no sat nav, no internet: how to fix space's junk problem

As Elon Musk's Starlink and Jeff Bezos's Project Kuiper race to create high-speed internet using satellites orbiting Earth, there's a small problem that could get in the way: debris. From dead spacecraft that have been around since the dawn of the space age to flecks of paint smashing windows on the International Space Station, rubbish is clogging up our orbits. And with objects moving as fast as 15,500mph (25,000 kmph), the satellite services we've come to depend on are at constant risk of collision. So how to fix the problem with junk in space? Ian Anderson investigates.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

A Venue for the End of the World
A Venue for the End of the World
1h 35min
2014
Melody Makers
Melody Makers
1h 30min
2019
Jethro Tull: Live at Montreux 2003
Jethro Tull: Live at Montreux 2003
2012
Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson: Thick as a Brick - Live In Iceland
Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson: Thick as a Brick - Live In Iceland

Albums

Walk into Light
Walk into Light
1983
Stereo Death Breakdown
Stereo Death Breakdown
1969
Book of Changes
Book of Changes
2021
Jethro Tull - The String Quartets
Jethro Tull - The String Quartets
2017
Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland
Thick as a Brick: Live in Iceland
2014
Homo Erraticus
Homo Erraticus
2014
Thick as a Brick 2
Thick as a Brick 2
2012
Ian Anderson Collection
Ian Anderson Collection
2006
Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull [DVD]
Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull [DVD]
2005
Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull
Ian Anderson Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull
2005
In Every Room
In Every Room
2004
Rupi's Dance
Rupi's Dance
2003
Secret Language of Birds
Secret Language of Birds
2000
Divinities: Twelve Dances with God
Divinities: Twelve Dances with God
1995

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