Pavol Hammel

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Pavol Hammel
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Background information
Birth namePavol Hammel
Born (1948-12-07) 7 December 1948 (age 70)
OriginBratislava, Slovakia
Genrespsychedelic rock, baroque pop, pop, rock
Occupation(s)Singer, composer, guitarist
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1965–present
Associated actsPrúdy, Marián Varga, Collegium Musicum, Radim Hladík, Fedor Frešo, Marika Gombitová
Websiteofficial webpage

Pavol Hammel (born 7 December 1948, Bratislava) is a Slovak musician, singer and producer.

Pavol Hammel was born to a family of musicians. His father played violin in the Slovak National Theatre, and influenced Pavol to become a promising violin player too.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava in 1976. He gained fame initially in the group Prúdy, but has since established a successful solo career.

He is married and has two daughters.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Zvoňte zvonky (1969)
  • Pokoj vám (1969)
  • Pavol Hammel a Prúdy (1970)
  • Som šťastný, keď ste šťastní (1971)
  • Zelená pošta (1972)
  • Šľahačková princezná (1973)
  • Hráč (1975)
  • Na II. programe sna (1976)
  • Stretnutie s tichom (1978)
  • On a Ona (1979)
  • Faust a margréty (1980)
  • Vrabec vševed (1979)
  • Čas malín (1981)
  • Dnes už viem (1983)
  • Všetko je inak (1989)
  • Labutie piesne (1993)
  • Život je... (1997)
  • Prúdy 1999 (1999)
  • Cyrano z predmestia (1999)
  • Šálka čaju (2002)
  • Starí kamoši (2002)
  • Kreditka srdca (2004)

Prizes[edit]

  • 1978 – Bratislava Golden Lyre for music to the song "Student Love"
  • 1988 – Bratislava Bronze Lyre for music to the song "Today Love is an Anchor"
  • 2009 – Paul Strauss Prize

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