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Obituary Tran Quang Hai

Obituary Tran Quang Hai

Tran Quang Hai has died on 29 December 2021 at the age of 77.
He was a man of love, loving all expressions of life.
He had the soul of an innocent child, with all its curiosity, enthusiasm and vulnerability.
He was a man full of humour, always with a smile in his face and prepared to laugh.
He was a real entertainer, achieving well-acclaimed peaks when singing Beethoven’s “Ode an die Freude” in one-breath-overtone-technique, or when artistically playing the spoons, or when grooving with his self-designed jew’s harp.

Born on 13 May 1944 in Vietnam, Tran Quang Hai studied at the National Conserv...

Khomusist-Virtuoso of the World

Khomusist-Virtuoso of the World

Participate to the III International Contest of Khomus (Trump) Performers.
Jean-Marc Jacquier, the man who “played” the Alps

Jean-Marc Jacquier, the man who “played” the Alps

Remembering Jean-Marc Jacquier, the master of champourgne who “played” the Alps.

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