Thione Ballago Seck (born March 12, 1955) is one of Senegal's greatest singers and musicians in the mbalax genre, on par with Baaba Maal and Youssou N'dour although he hasn't achieved the same level of fame outside his country. Seck comes from a family of "griot" singers from the Wolof people of Sene
Raised in Avalon, Mississippi, Hurt learned to play guitar at age 9. He spent much of his youth playing old time music for friends and dances, earning a living as a farm hand into the 1920s. In 1923 he often partnered with the fiddle player Willie Narmour (Carroll County Blues) as a substitute for hi
Dieter Appelt Dieter Appelt has been a Professor of Photography, Film and Video at the Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin since 1982. He studied photography at the Academy of Fine Art in Berlin as well as music at Leipzig and Berlin Music Academies.
Appelt's work of the late 70's & 80's was typically