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Alan Simon

Alan Simon
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France
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Alan Simon (born 3 July 1964) is a French folk-rock musician and composer best known for his rock operas which are performed with collaboration from other noted rock musicians. Simon is associated with Breton Celticism, and his most ambitious works are typically on themes linked to Celtic myth and history.
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Alan Simon — Chouans Alan Simon — Chouans
(The Right Honourable Recording Company Ltd AS03, 2019, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Big Bang Alan Simon — Big Bang
(Cherry Red , 2018, CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon
(Babaïka Productions EXCAL-4-, 2017, CD)
Alan Simon — Songwriter Alan Simon — Songwriter
(Babaïka Productions AS-001-C, 2017, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Tristan y Yseult Alan Simon — Tristan y Yseult
(Verycords 6022046050, 2014, CD+DVD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur III - The Origins Alan Simon — Excalibur III - The Origins
(Babaïka Productions, 2012, CD)
Alan Simon — Anne de Bretagne - Le Rock Opéra Alan Simon — Anne de Bretagne - Le Rock Opéra
(Babaïka Productions, 2009, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur II - The Celtic Ring Alan Simon — Excalibur II - The Celtic Ring
(EMI 0946 3856312 9, 2007, CD)
Alan Simon — Gaïa Alan Simon — Gaïa
(Isis 65412, 2003, CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur - La Légende des Celtes Alan Simon — Excalibur - La Légende des Celtes
(TriStar TSR 492713 2, 1998, CD)

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