Yann Tiersen

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Yann Tiersen
Background information
Birth name Yann Pierre Tiersen
Born 23 June 1970 (1970-06-23) (age 44)
Origin Brest, Brittany, France
Genres Minimalist, avant-garde
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Piano, violin, accordion, guitar, toy piano, voice, and various others
Years active 1995–present
Labels Sine Terra Firma, Ici, d'ailleurs..., EMI, Virgin, Mute, ANTI-
Associated acts Claire Pichet, Dominique A, Françoiz Breut, Natacha Régnier, Shannon Wright

Yann Tiersen (born 23 June 1970) is a musician from France.[1][2] He did the soundtrack songs from the movie Amélie.

His music usually includes a large variety of instruments; primarily the guitar, synthesizer or violin together with instruments like the melodica, xylophone, toy piano, harpsichord, accordion and typewriter.

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