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Eine neue Generation afrikanischer Politiker: Yousson N`dour – for president: Sollten ihn die Demokratinnen der Welt unterstützen? Lange ist er schon engagiert für Menschenrechte und die Rechte Afrikas – gegen das Apartheidssystem, für die Erinnerung an den Sklavenhandel – einige Lieder und Filme

Januar 12, 2012

 Yousson N`dour im Film gegen den Sklavenhandel:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VR18EuwlT-A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laCSP1DyH2Y&feature=related

sein Lied Mandela   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92POOMFJlTc

sein Lied gegen den Sklavenhandel, erinnert an das Sklavengefängnis auf Goree:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txtaUgNhyvk –  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1wa_FblmoA

Youssou N’Dour (French pronunciation: [jusu nˈduʁ]; born 1 October 1959 ) is a Senegalese singer, percussionist and occasional actor. In 2004, Rolling Stone described him as, in Senegal and much of Africa, „perhaps the most famous singer alive.“[1] He helped develop a style of popular music in Senegal, known in the Serer language as mbalax. He is the subject of the award-winning films Return to Goree directed by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud and Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, which were released theatrically around the world.
Albums * Bitim Rew (1984) * Nelson Mandela (1986) * Immigrés (1988) * The Lion (1989) * Set (1990) * Eyes Open (1992) * The Guide (Wommat) (1994) * Djamil (1996) * Inedits 84-85 (1997) * Special Fin D’annee Plus (1999) * Lii (2000) * Joko: From Village To Town (2000) * Joko: The Link (2000) * Rewmi (2000) * Le Grand Bal (2000) * St. Louis (2000) * Le Grand Bal a Bercy (2001) * Ba Tay (2002) * Nothing’s In Vain (2002) * Youssou N’Dour and His Friends (2002) * Kirikou (2004) * Egypt (2004) * Alsaama Day (2007) * Rokku Mi Rokka (2007) — #30 in Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2007.[13] * Special Fin D’annee : Salegne-Salegne (2009) * Dakar – Kingston (2010)
Compilation albums * The Best of Youssou N’Dour (1995) * Euleek Sibir with Omar (You et Pene) (1996) * Immigrés/Bitim Rew (1997) * Best of the 80’s (1998) * Hey You: The Essential Collection 1988–1990 (1998) * Birth of a Star (2001) * Rough Guide to Youssou N’Dour & Etoile de Dakar (2002) * 7 Seconds: The Best of Youssou N’Dour (Remastered) (2004) * Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur — John Lennon’s „Jealous Guy“ (2007)
Singles
1989 „Shakin‘ the Tree“ (with Peter Gabriel)
1990 „Shakin‘ the Tree“ (re-release)
1994 „7 Seconds“
1995 „Undecided“
1998 „How Come“ (re-release)
2002 „So Many Men“ (feat. Joy Denalane)
Films
Amazing Grace (2006) * As Olaudah Equiano. „A central figure in the abolitionist movement in Great Britain, Olaudah Equiano (c.1745–97) wrote an eyewitness account of his life as a slave and of his work in the anti-slavery movement: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.“ * As a musician on the film’s soundtrack.

Retour à Gorée (2007) * As himself, journeying from the island of Gorée to the USA and back, exploring the origins of jazz, which go back to the era of slave trade in Africa, through a concert performed by an international group of artists.

Youssou N´Dour: I Bring What I Love (2008) * As himself, through the recording of Egypt album and its repercussions. * Released in the US on DVD by Oscilloscope Laboratories.

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