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Enigma

Enigma

Enigma is an electronic musical project founded in Germany by Michael Cretu, David Fairstein and Frank Peterson in 1990. The Romanian-born Cretu conceived the Enigma project while working in Germany, but has based his recording studio A.R.T. Studios in Ibiza, Spain, since the early 1990s until May 2009, where he has recorded all of Enigma’s studio releases to date. Cretu is both the composer …

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Dire Straits

Dire Straits

Dire Straits were a British rock band, formed by Mark Knopfler (vocals and lead guitar), his younger brother David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion), and managed by Ed Bicknell, active between 1977 and 1995. Although the band was formed in an era when …

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Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode

The group’s original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan (lead vocals), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, chief songwriter after 1981), Andrew Fletcher (keyboards) and Vince Clarke (keyboards, chief songwriter 1980 – 81). Vince Clarke left the band after the release of their 1981 debut album, and was replaced by Alan Wilder (keyboards, drums, production) with Gore …

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Adriano Celentano

Adriano Celentano

Celentano was born in Milan at 14 Via Gluck, about which he later wrote the famous song “Il ragazzo della via Gluck” (the boy of Gluck road). His parents were from Puglia and had moved north to work. According to urban legend, before beginning his singing career, Celentano was a student of Ghigo Agosti (European …

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C.C.Catch

C.C.Catch

Caroline Catharina Müller (born 31 July 1964), known as C. C. Catch, is a Dutch-German pop singer–songwriter. Caroline Müller was born in Oss (the Netherlands). She moved with her family to Germany in 1979. In 1980 she was a member of the girl quartet Optimal. After that (starting in 1985) she collaborated with Dieter Bohlen …

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Beyonce

Beyonce

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981), best known mononymously as Beyoncé, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools, and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as …

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ABBA

ABBA

ABBA was a Swedish pop music group active between 1972 and 1982. The band comprised Benny Andersson (Sweden), Björn Ulvaeus (Sweden), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (Norway), and Agnetha Fältskog (Sweden). They topped the charts worldwide from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. The name “ABBA” is an acronym formed from the first letters of each of the …

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Sandra

Sandra

Sandra Ann Lauer professionally known as “Sandra”, is a popular German singer/songwriter, currently living in Ibiza (Spain). After enjoying some success as lead singer of the disco trio Arabesque, Sandra began performing under her solo name in 1984. She can also be heard on her husband Michael Cretu’s project Enigma. They have two sons (twins), …

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