Anna Calvi
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1980-09-24
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Anna Calvi

Anna Calvi Biography (Wikipedia)

Anna Margaret Michelle Calvi (born 24 September 1980) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. Her accolades include three Mercury Prize nominations, one Brit Award nomination, and a European Border Breakers Award. She has been noted by some critics as a virtuoso guitarist, as well as for her powerful, wide-ranging operatic contralto voice and sometimes androgynous stage appearance.

Born to therapist parents in London, Calvi graduated from the University of Southampton with a degree in music, having studied violin. She subsequently worked as a private guitar instructor before embarking on a music career. She released her eponymous debut album in 2011 through Domino Records to critical acclaim, earning a Mercury Prize nomination for Album of the Year, a British Breakthrough Act nomination at the 2012 Brit Awards and a European Border Breakers Award.

Her second album, One Breath was released in 2013, earning her a second Mercury Prize nomination. She followed this in 2014 with the EP Strange Weather and subsequently wrote the music for a stage production of the opera The Sandman, directed by Robert Wilson. Calvi released her third full-length album, Hunter, in August 2018.

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Anna Calvi Performances & Interviews


Anna Calvi Tracks

Anna Calvi
Lady Grinning Soul (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)
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Lady Grinning Soul (6 Music David Bowie Prom 2016)

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Eliza
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Eliza
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Swimming Pool
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Swimming Pool
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You're Not god
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You're Not god
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Indies Or Paradise
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Indies Or Paradise
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Don't Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy
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Don't Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy
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As A Man (6 Music Session, 29 August 2018)
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As A Man (6 Music Session, 29 August 2018)
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Rider To The Sea
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Rider To The Sea
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Suzanne And I
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Suzanne And I
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As A Man
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As A Man
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Don't Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy (Mercury Music Prize 2019)
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Don't Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy (Mercury Music Prize 2019)
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Don't Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy (6 Music Session, 29 Aug 2018)
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Don't Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy (6 Music Session, 29 Aug 2018)
Anna Calvi
Wish
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Wish
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Past BBC Events

6 Music Festival: 2019
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Liverpool
2019-03-29T08:13:18
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2019
6 Music Festival: 2019

6 Music Festival: 2019

Liverpool
Proms 2016: Prom 19: David Bowie Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-07-29T08:13:18
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29
Jul
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 19: David Bowie Prom

Proms 2016: Prom 19: David Bowie Prom

Royal Albert Hall
6 Music at Green Man
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Black Mountains, Wales
2014-08-14T08:13:18
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Aug
2014

6 Music at Green Man

Black Mountains, Wales
6 Music at Latitude: 6 Music at Latitude 2014
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Henham Park, Suffolk
2014-07-17T08:13:18
17
Jul
2014

6 Music at Latitude: 6 Music at Latitude 2014

11:00
Henham Park, Suffolk
Glastonbury: 2014
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2014-06-28T08:13:18
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2014
Glastonbury: 2014

Glastonbury: 2014

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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