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The very best of Karl Jenkins

Karl Jenkins (composer)
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The very best of Karl Jenkins

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Title
The very best of Karl Jenkins
Composer
Karl Jenkins 1944-
Publisher
Decca, 2019
2 cd's + boekje
Playing time
02:40:38
EAN
0028948179039
CDR
DBX12764

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