Yann Tiersen

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Yann Tiersen
Yann Tiersen live 2007 (1).jpg
Background information
Birth nameYann Pierre Tiersen
Born (1970-06-23) 23 June 1970 (age 51)
OriginBrest, Brittany, France
GenresMinimalist, avant-garde
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsPiano, violin, accordion, guitar, toy piano, voice, and various others
Years active1995–present
LabelsSine Terra Firma, Ici, d'ailleurs..., EMI, Virgin, Mute, ANTI-
Associated actsClaire 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. Salarich, Albert; Jennifer O'Boyle (translator) (6 April 2007). "Yann Tiersen: not only about Amelie". cafebabel.com.[permanent dead link]
  2. Hubbard, Michael (2002). "Interview: Yann Tiersen". Features. MusicOMH. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-07-26.