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Gary Barlow (born January 20, 1971 in Frodsham, Cheshire, England) is an English singer, songwriter, bandleader and producer. He was one of the most successful songwriters of the 1990s, penning no less than 16 hit singles during the decade.
His career began as Kurtis Rush, releasing a single "Love is in the Air" in 1990.
== Take That ... And Party=
Barlow was generally recognised as the musical talent behind the successful boy band Take That. This UK group were signed to RCA records and after a number of top 40 hits eventually secured their first Number 1 with Barlow's "Pray". Previous hits included "A Million Love Songs" and "It Only Takes A Minute".
The band issued four albums between 1992 and 1996. The debut set was entitled "Take That ... and Party" in 1992; see 1992 in music. The following year saw the release of "Everything Changes". Their third outing, which was to be their last studio album "Nobody Else" came in 1995; see 1995 in mu...