Yann Tiersen

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23 June 1970, Brest, Brittany, France. On his million-selling soundtrack album Amelie, Tiersen is credited with playing toy piano alongside more expected instruments such as carillon (glockenspiel), banjo, mandolin, guitar, harpsichord, vibraphone, accordion, piano, bass, and melodica. He studied at the musical academies of Rennes, Nantes, and Boulogne yet despite this classical education cites the Stooges and Joy Division as influences and says he completed his training in rock groups where he... Read more

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instrumental
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french
piano
classical
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