André Andersen


André Andersen

Infobox musical artist


Name = André Andersen
Img_size = 150
Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Andrey
Alias =
Born = 16 December, 1961, in Moscow, Russia
Died =
Instrument = Keyboard Piano Guitar
Genre = Progressive metal
Occupation = Composer Keyboardist Record producer
Years_active =
Label = North Point Productions Frontiers Records
Associated_acts = Royal Hunt
URL = [http://www.andreandersen.com/ www.andreandersen.com]
Notable_instruments =

André Andersen (born December 16 1961) is a Russia-born multi-instrumentalist and composer best known as the keyboardist and founder of the Denmark-based progressive metal band Royal Hunt. He claims to be of mixed Danish and Georgian royal blood. [Andre Andersen's biography, [http://www.royalhunt.com/ Official Royal Hunt website] . Accessed on May 4 2008.]

Born in Moscow, Andersen started playing piano at the age of 5. He moved to Denmark in 1984 and founded Royal Hunt in 1991. Andersen cites Mozart, Paganini, Rick Wakeman and Jon Lord as his principal infuences. Currently, he also writes lyrics, composes and produces for the band, and has also released several solo works.

Discography

Albums

* "Changing Skin" (1998)
* "Black on Black" (2002)
* "OceanView" (2003)
* "Andersen / Laine / Readman - III (Three)" (2006)

EPs

* "1000 Miles Away" (1998)
* "In the Late Hour" (1999)

Other works

* "Land of Broken Hearts - Royal Hunt" (1993)
* "The Maxi Single - Royal Hunt" EP (1994)
* "Clown in the Mirror - Royal Hunt" (1994)
* "Far Away - Royal Hunt" EP (1995)
* "Moving Target - Royal Hunt" (1995)
* "1996 - Royal Hunt" Live Double Album (1996)
* "Paradox - Royal Hunt" (1997)
* "Message To God - Royal Hunt" EP (1998)
* "Closing the Chapter - Royal Hunt" Live Album (1998)
* "Fear - Royal Hunt" (1999)
* "Intervention - Royal Hunt" EP (2000)
* "The Mission - Royal Hunt" (2001)
* "The Watchers - Royal Hunt" (2002)
* "Eyewitness - Royal Hunt" (2003)
* "Paper Blood - Royal Hunt" (2005)
* "2006 - Royal Hunt" Live Double Album (2006)
* "Changes - Narita" (1994)
* "Crash - Chono Masahiro" EP (1995)
* "Life - Narita" (1996)
* "The Unknown - Prime Time" (1998)
* "Arrival - Cornerstone" (2000)
* "Wake Up - Keiji Mutoh" EP
* "Earthmaker - John West" (2002)
* "BattleCity - Wood Bell Corporation" (2002)
* "Once Upon Our Yesterdays - Cornerstone" (2003)
* "Welcome to the Show - Evil Masquerade" (2004)
* "Theatrical Madness - Evil Masquerade" (2005)
* "Three - Andersen Laine Readman" (2006)

References

External links

* [http://www.andreandersen.com/ André Andersen Official Homepage]
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* [http://www.royalhunt.com/ Royal Hunt Official Homepage]
* [http://www.johnwestmusic.com/ John West Official Homepage]
* [http://www.cornerstonemusic.dk/ Cornerstone Official Homepage]
* [http://www.evilmasquerade.com/ Evil Masquerade Official Homepage]


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