Label: Intercord - INT 160.139 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Gatefold • Country: Germany • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
Reinhard Friedrich Michael Mey born 21 December is a German "Liedermacher" literally "songmaker", a German-style singer-songwriter. ByMey had released 27 German albums, and generally releases a new album approximately every two years; his first album was Ich wollte wie Orpheus singen ; the most recent studio album is Mr.
Lee His biggest success to date was Mein Achtel Lorbeerblatt Mey is known to embark upon an extensive concert tour every two or three years, with a live album released from each tour. Reinhard Mey was born on 21 Decemberin BerlinGermanywhere he spent his childhood. At the age of twelve, he had his first piano lesson, and at the age of Kleine Würstchen - Reinhard Mey - Jahreszeiten he got his first guitar.
He taught himself how to play the trumpet. During his school years he gained performance experience by playing Skiffle music Miniatur 7 - Peter Schaefer - FARN IV friends.
InMey was offered the chance to perform at a Liedermacher festival at Waldeck Castlea converted castle ruin. This led to his first recording contract. He broke off his university studies in economics in order to concentrate on songwriting and singing, and has been a Kleine Würstchen - Reinhard Mey - Jahreszeiten performer in Germany, in France, and in the Netherlands ever since.
He has written 1,000 Miles - Dwight Yoakam - Hillbilly DeLuxe in German, French, Dutch and English. Inhe married a French woman named Christine. Their marriage was dissolved in Today, Mey lives in Berlin-Frohnau in his second marriage since to Hella Gulon Men Rang Bhare - Mehdi Hassan - Urdu - Ghazal born in Hannoverand had three children in the marriage: Frederik born 20 NovemberMaximilian born 28 January ; died Mayand Victoria-Luise born 19 November His son Maximilian died in May after five years in a persistent vegetative state.
Undiagnosed severe pneumonia led to a cardio-pulmonary arrest, from which Maximilian was resuscitated after eight minutes of hypoxia. Mey writes both sensitive Fire (Instrumental) - Dexpistols - Fire humorous songs, with subject matter taken mostly from his everyday life and surroundings. Mey's politics tend to be moderate to left-leaning. He speaks out Wir Sind Alle Lauter Arme particular for freedom and non-violence, and not only in his songs for example, he participated in a demonstration at the beginning of against the coming war in Iraq.
Nevertheless, his Annabelle criticises female political correct deadly-serious non-serene activism; Mey is said later to have repented of it and wrote another song in response to himself. Strongly influenced by the French chansonMey's political songs were relatively scarce among his works at the beginning, but they have increased in quantity over time, such Wir Sind Alle Lauter Arme there is usually at least one song on each new album about politics.
The first bars of Reinhard Mey's Gute Nacht, Freunde have been used since as the beginning of the theme tune for the popular Dutch radio show Met het Oog op Morgenbroadcast every night from until midnight on Radio 1. After the words "und ein letztes Glas im steh'n", the Mey song fades away and an orchestra takes over.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Reinhard Mey. SpiegelOnline in German. May 20, Die Zeit in German.
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