Leon Rosselson (born 22 June 1934, Harrow, Middlesex) is an English songwriter and writer of children's books. After his early involvement in the folk music revival in Britain, he came to prominence, singing his own satirical songs, in the BBC's topical TV programme of the early 1960s, That Was The Week That Was. He toured Britain and abroad, singing mainly his own songs and accompanying himself with acoustic guitar.
In later years, he has published 17 children's books, the first of which, Rosa's Singing Grandfather, was shortlisted in 1991 for the Carnegie Medal.
He continues to write and perform his own songs, and to collaborate with other musicians and performers. Most of his material includes some sort of satirical content or elements of radical politics.
Leon Rosselson was born and brought up in North London, lived in Tufnell Park and attended school in Highgate Road, adjacentЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Guess What They're Selling at the Happiness Counter [альбом]
- Harry's Gone Fishing [альбом]
- Perspectives [альбом]
- The Last Chance, 8 Songs from Israel/Palastine [альбом]
- That's Not the Way It's Got to Be [1975, альбом]
- The Last Chance [2002, альбом]
- Turning Silence Into Song [2004, альбом]
- The World Turned Upside Down: Rosselsongs 1960-2010 [06.2011, альбом]
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