Michel Sanchez

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Michel Sanchez
Born (1957-07-01) 1 July 1957 (age 61)
Somain, France
GenresWorld music
Occupation(s)World music, film score, singer
InstrumentsKeyboard / synthesiser / organ / piano / accordion
Years active1992 - present
Associated actsDeep Forest

Michel Sanchez (born 1 July 1957 in Somain, France) is a French musician. He spent much of this youth studying music (piano, classical organ percussion). Sanchez is the co-founder of the band Deep Forest with Éric Mouquet. He won a Grammy Award in 1995, and a World Award for best world music album.

In the early 1990s Sanchez mixed synthesizer with a traditional song from the Solomon Islands. This was the starting point of Deep Forest.


As a member of Deep Forest[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

  • 1994 - Windows
  • 1997 - Welenga (with Wes Madiko)
  • 2000 - Hieroglyphes
  • 2008 - The Touch
  • 2008 - The Day of a Paper Bird
  • 2014 - Eliott
  • 2015 - The Man and the Machine

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