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DEJEUNER EN PAIX – Stephan Eicher

Stephan Eicher is a Swiss songwriter, born in Münchenbuchsee (Swiss municipality in the canton of Bern) in 1960. At the age 17, he and his younger brother founded a punk techno group called “Grauzone”. The hit single “Eisbar” brought the sale of 500,000 copies in Germany and Switzerland. During this period he occasionaly met his future manager and this way ...

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AUSTRIAN SINGER WHO OPENED LENNY KRAVITZ’S AND JAMES BLUNT’S TOURS – Anna Wappel / Anna F.

Anna Wappel with art name Anna F was born in Friedberg in 1985. She started singing in childhood and cites the first records of her parents including Bob Dylan, Alanis Morissette and Joan Baez. At the age of eleven she played the classic guitar, three years later she started electric guitar for the first time, deciding to switch to rock. ...

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LIBERCANTUS ENSEMBLE – Ancient Renaissance music and contemporary polyphony

They combine musical experiences into a vibrant sound message, where music is the emerging point of their being together, in the background of the friendship that binds them. https://soundcloud.com/libercantus The passion for ancient music and contemporary polyphony is the theme that unites the members of this vocal group, now well-known for the refinement and expressiveness of their musical performances and ...

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HE HAD TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY DRUMS AND HE LEARNED WITH THE BYRDS – Michael Clarke

He was born in Spokane in 1946. He had fled home to California when he was 17 years old, to become a musician. According to the legend, he was discovered while playing on a beach. He had never played drums and before entering the Byrds, his musical knowledge were the piano lessons, which he received from his mother in his ...

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FALLING IN – Jake Armerding, “the most gifted songwriter from the Boston folk scene in years”

He stands out from a crowd of new songwriters for his ability to create something new from something old. Jake Armerding is singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist devoted to contemporary folk music, progressive bluegrass and classic folk-rock of the 1960s. He is an American musician from Boston (Massachusetts), a British literary graduate, who uses acoustic string instruments (such as mandolin, acoustic ...

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WOLF GIRL – Arlette Alcock

ARLETTE ALCOCK http://www.arlettemusic.com/ is a social songwriter and social activist, well-known for her folk songs related to the challenges facing Canadian aborigines. She was born in Trail, British Columbia in 1958. In addition to her musical career, she also worked as a librarian for the Saskatchewan Indian Federation of Nations. She is an active advocate for social justice issues in ...

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I CAN EXPRESS MY PAIN AND ANGER THROUGH MUSIC. WELL, HAPPINESS TOO –Yoshiki Hayashi

In a music-oriented family, his father was a dancer and jazz pianist, while his mother was a shamisen playwright. He started to take piano lessons and learn music theory at the age of four. At the age about ten years old, he began to compose piano songs. His solo career includes two albums Eternal Melody and Eternal Melody II. YOSHIKI ...

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SPECIAL CHINESE ROCK SINGER FROM BEIJING – Tian Zhen

She is one of the most important female singers in mainland China. Unlike other singers in her country, she writes and composes her songs. TIAN ZHEN is Chinese rock singer born in Beijing in 1966. She described Tina Turner as her favorite singer. This famous singer has released 11 albums in 14 years. She premiered for the first time in ...

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IN THE LAND OF ETERNAL YOUTH – Shahid Kalandar, born and singing Shangri-lá

Shahid Qalandar is a pioneer in the use of traditional instruments and modern electrical instruments. His song “Thala Thala” has become a hymn of younger generations. His grandfather played traditional instruments, but he learned to draw before he could write. His personal interests include songs and poetry, musical composition and interior design, photography, antique collections and furniture. His passion for ...

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DON’T LEAVE ME / NE ME QUITTE PAS – Song by Jacques Brel, the bard of tenderness

He was able to make the song a theatrical representation. In his first artistic production was easily identifiable the evangelical humanitarianism, which in his artistic maturity became libertarian existentialism and antimilitarism. Jacques Brel was born in Brussels in 1929. Because of his poor results in studies, he began working at his father’s factory. In Brussels he proposed several cabaret performances ...

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