Grandmaster Flash (Q506900)

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Barbadian-American musician
  • Joseph Saddler
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Grandmaster Flash
Barbadian-American musician
  • Joseph Saddler

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The Polar Music Prize 2019 is awarded to the DJ and musician Joseph Saddler, known as Grandmaster Flash. Born in Barbados and raised in the South Bronx, New York, Grandmaster Flash created a whole new way of making music. Grandmaster Flash is a scientist and a virtuoso who has demonstrated that turntables and mixing consoles can be musical instruments. His adventures at the turntables – “the Adventures of the Wheels of Steel” – changed the course of popular music. Some 40 years later, the musical form and the hip hop culture that Grandmaster Flash helped to create, in the ruins... (English)
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Årets vinnare av Polarpriset 2019 avslöjas: Grandmaster Flash (Swedish)
21 February 2019
13 February 2019
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25 December 2019
 
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