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Graeme Allwright

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Graeme Allwright (7 November 1926 – 16 February 2020) was a New Zealand-born French singer and songwriter. He became popular in the 1960s and 1970s as a French language interpreter of the songs of American and Canadian songwriters such as Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, and Pete Seeger, and remained active into his nineties.

Discography: https://www.discogs.com/artist/684543

Bio: https://www.audioculture.co.nz/people/graeme-allwright

Obit: https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/music/120352603/graeme-allwright-the-kiwi-who-became-a-french-folk-legend

Although a Francophone he was a passionate Kiwi. His albums combined transpositions into French of songs by Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton and Peter, Paul and Mary among others, together with his own compositions and original French lyrics. 

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