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Title
The peacemakers
Composer
Karl Jenkins 1944- (dirigent)
Performer
London Symphony Orchestra
Publisher
EMI, 2011
1 cd + boekje
Recording date
2011
Playing time
01:12:34
EAN
5099908437822
CDR
DBX10403

About Karl Jenkins

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Sir Karl William Pamp Jenkins (born 17 February 1944) is a Welsh multi-instrumentalist and composer. His best known works include the song "Adiemus" and the Adiemus album series; Palladio; The Armed Man; and his Requiem.

Jenkins was educated in music at Cardiff University and the Royal Academy of Music: of the latter, he is a fellow and an Associate. He joined the jazz-rock band Soft Machine in 1972 and became the group's lead songwriter in 1974. Jenkins continued to work with Soft Machine up to 1984, but has not been involved with any incarnation of the group since. Jenkins has composed music for advertisement campaigns and has won the industry prize twice.

Early life and education

Karl Jenkins was born and raised in Penclawdd, Gower, Wales. His mother was Swedish, and his father was Welsh. Jenkins received his initial musical instruction from hi…Read more on Wikipedia