Born in the same year as Barbie. Fidel Castro took over power in Cuba. The first sessions for Ella Fitzgerald's George and Ira Gershwin Songbook were held.
Singing classes at school were torture. My voice trembled, I sang off key, I peed my pants. Classmates had a good laugh.
At 18 or so I got me a guitar and started strumming and singing just for my own pleasure. 15 years later I was confident enough to perform on my own birthday. Everybody was drunk, including me. Wether it was a success I can't remember. I was drunk...
But like so many, I simply love to sing. And I sang anyway. In the car, under the shower, at work. At home when I was alone. Or in company. Wether they liked it or not. It is me.
Some of my favorite singers are: Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Bryan Ferry, Elvis Costello, Adele.
Then, when I reached the age of 51, I finally started taking singing lessons , wondering and hoping to entertain you. But do I...?