CD

Live à l'Olympia

Koffi Olomidé (performer)
Title
Live à l'Olympia
Performer
Koffi Olomidé
Publisher
Sonodisc, 1998
2 cd's
Playing time
02:19:30
EAN
3252411884756
CDR
HEX5722
Placing suggestion
86 - Wereldmuziek: Midden- en Zuid-Amerikaanse stijlen (NBLC) P - Populaire muziek (Flemish music schema)

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About Koffi Olomidé

Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba (13 July 1956), known professionally as Koffi Olomidé, is a Congolese Soukus singer, dancer, producer, and composer. He has had several gold records in his career. He is the founder of the Quartier Latin International orchestra with many notable artists, including Fally Ipupa and Ferré Gola.

Background

Olomide was born on 13 July 1956 in Kisangani, DRC. His mother named him Koffi because he was born on a Friday. He grew up in a middle-class family, without any musical background. During his youth, Olomide improvised by singing popular songs with his own lyrics and altered rhythms until a neighbor taught him how to play the guitar.

Education

Often described by fellow students and his teachers alike as "a very bright student," Olomide earned a scholarship to study in Bordeaux, France where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in business economics. He i…Read more on Wikipedia