Éric Mouquet

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Éric Mouquet
Eric Mouquet at Deep India Concert (Jim Ankan Deka photography).jpg
Éric Mouquet at Deep India Concert, Bangalore (2012)
Background information
Birth name Éric Mouquet
Born 1960 (age 53–54)
Valenciennes, France
Genres World, ethno-ambient electronica, ambient, easy listening
Occupations Singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer
Instruments Keyboard
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Deep Forest

Éric Mouquet (born 1960, Valenciennes, France), is the co-founder of the band Deep Forest. He won a Grammy Award in 1995, and a World Award for best world music album.[1][2]

The other half of Deep Forest is Michel Sanchez.[3][4]

Mouquet has composed and produced for different artists such as Josh Groban (Closer), (Awake), Ana Torroja (Mecano), Mell (Japan), Chitose Hajime (Japan), Sa Dingding (Deep China).

In June 2008, he started a new label called Deep Projects, to promote music inspired by travel and the meeting with musicians from around the world. Albums that Mouquet has worked on include Deep Brasil (released 2008), Deep Africa (released June 2013), Deep China (featuring Sa Dingding), Deep Sky and Deep India (released February 2013 feat. Rahul Sharma).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Candid conversation with Eric Mouquet - frontman of Grammy Award winning Deep Forest, EF News International
  2. ^ Cahiers d'études africaines École pratique des hautes études (France). Section des sciences économiques et sociales, École des hautes études en sciences sociales - 2002 - Volume 42, Issue 4 - Page 836 "... leur musique. Les musiciens occidentaux participant de la World sont, quant à eux, unanimes à penser qu'il s'agit d'un échange fructueux. Dans une interview à propos de Deep Forest, Éric Mouquet défend l'idée que "
  3. ^ Musique et anthropologie: - Issues 171-172 - Page 408 École pratique des hautes études (France). Section des sciences économiques et sociales, École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France) - 2004 "Sanchez, Michel & Éric Mouquet"
  4. ^ Yoga Journal No. 126 -- Jan-Feb 1996 - Page 129 "Michel Sanchez and Eric Mouquet, two Frenchmen who created Deep Forest, have topped the charts in England, Japan, and the United States. Sanchez is an organ virtuoso and Mouquet a self-taught keyboardist. Together they travel the .."

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