Yann-Fañch Kemener

traditional singer

Yann-Fañch Kemener (April 7, 1957 – March 16, 2019) was a French traditional singer-songwriter. He was born in Sainte-Tréphine (Côtes-d'Armor), France. He took part in reviving Kan ha diskan (French: chant et contre-chant) in the 1970s and 1980s, especially with Erik Marchand. He wrote songs from the oral tradition in the Breton language.[1]

Yann-Fañch Kemener in concert in Guérande.

Kemener died in Tréméven on March 16, 2019 at age 61.[2]

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  1. Yann-Fañch Kemener - Biographie chronologique von Jérémie Pierre Jouan (http://www.kemener.com/celtic.htm Archived 2002-06-04 at the Wayback Machine)
  2. Colin, Emilie (2019-03-16). "Yann-Fañch Kemener, voix de la gwerz et du kan-ha-diskan est décédé". France 3 Bretagne (in French). Retrieved 2019-03-17.

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