Vagabon performing in 2017
|Birth name||Laetitia Tamko|
|Born||October 25, 1992|
Laetitia Tamko, better known by her stage name Vagabon, is a Cameroon-born multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer currently based in New York City.
Laetitia Tamko was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon. At age 13 her family relocated to New York so her mother could attend law school. Tamko later attended the City College of New York and graduated from the Grove School of Engineering in 2015.
At age 17 Tamko's parents bought her a Fender acoustic guitar from Costco. She taught herself to play by watching instructional DVDs. In 2014 she started uploading her music to Bandcamp under the pseudonym Vagabon. In addition to vocals and guitar, Tamko played drums, keyboard, and synth on her 2017 album Infinite Worlds. In 2018 she was scheduled to open for Courtney Barnett as part of her North American summer tour.
Persian Garden (2014)
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