Susanne Abbuehl life and biography

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Susanne Abbuehl biography

Date of birth : 1970-07-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Berne, Switzerland
Nationality : Swiss
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-19
Credited as : Progressive jazz singer, Continental jazz,

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Susanne Abbuehl is a Swiss jazz singer who performs in various jazz mediums like Progressive jazz, avant-garde jazz, Continental jazz, and post bop.

Born in 1970, in Berne, Switzerland, Swiss/Dutch jazz vocalist Susanne Abbuehl showed an interest in music at a very young age, composing songs and writing lyrics as a small child, as well as studying harpsichord. She moved to Los Angeles in 1987 to study voice and spent time touring the United States and Canada with a jazz group. She later returned to Europe, studying jazz and classical voice, including North Indian classical voice, at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague.

Abbuehl also studied North Indian classical vocal music with Dr. Indurama Srivastava in Amsterdam and later became a student of famed master singer Dr. Prabha Atre in Bombay, to whom she regularly returns.

She studied composition and analysis with Dutch composer Diderik Wagenaar.

Her international debut "April" for ECM Records (2001), produced by Manfred Eicher, received wide critical acclaim and won an EDISON Music Award (Dutch Grammy) in 2002.

Her new recording "Compass" for ECM Records was released in 2006.

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