Alan Stivell

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Alan Stivell 
Breton musician and singer
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Alan Stivell in concert with celtic harp
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Date of birth6 January 1944
Work period (start) 1953
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  • honorary chairman (2009–)
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  • Georges Cochevelou
  • Q45322576
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English: Alan Stivell (born Alan Cochevelou January 6, 1944) is a Breton musician (from the town of Gourin in Brittany). He is best known for his popularization of modern Breton and Celtic music he is widely considered to be one of the forerunners of several musical genres : folk-rock, the ambient movement and world music; styles which he has continued to develop since the release of seminal album Reflets in 1970.
Français : Alan Stivell (né Alan Cochevelou le 6 janvier 1944) est un chanteur et musicien breton, qui, accompagné de la harpe celtique créée par son père, a popularisé une musique bretonne et celtique moderne et diversifiée.