Jascha Richter

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Jascha Richter
Born (1963-06-24) 24 June 1963 (age 55)
New Hampshire, United States
OriginÅrhus, Denmark
GenresSoft rock, pop rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, keyboard, guitar, flute, cello
Associated actsMichael Learns to Rock

Jascha Richter (born 24 June 1963) is an American-born Danish singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and keyboardist of the soft rock band, Michael Learns to Rock where he composes and sings most of their songs. Some of his best known songs includes, "25 Minutes", "The Actor", "Sleeping Child", "That's Why (You Go Away)", "Take Me To Your Heart", "Complicated Heart", "Someday", "Wild Women", "Out of the Blue", "You Took My Heart Away" and "Paint My Love".

Early life[edit]

Richter was born on 24 June 1963 in New Hampshire, United States, before his family decided to move back to Denmark, where they settled in Århus. As a child, Richter started playing the flute and cello and then the piano. He was raised with classical music, however, in his early teenage years he started to play and compose pop music. Growing up, he listened to Elton John, Supertramp and Bee Gees among others. Richter is known as the brain behind the Danish pop group Michael Learns to Rock.[citation needed]

Richter has also released two solo albums; Planet Blue in 2002 and Where I Belong in 2006.


Solo albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Grænseløs Greatest (1999)

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