15 Brain-Melting Pink Floyd Facts And Figures

1. Roger Waters, Nick Mason, and Richard Wright all initially met as architecture students at London Polytechnic in 1963.


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Syd Barrett joined later and left his other musical projects once he reconnected with Roger Waters, his childhood friend, after moving to London for art school. Moreover, Waters and Mason couldn’t read actual music, so they used architectural diagrams when physically laying out the arrangements of their songs.