Gnonnas Pedro Et Ses Dadjes

Gnonnas Pedro Et Ses Dadjes

Real Name:
Gnonnan Sossou Pierre Kouassivi
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Born Gnonnan Sossou Pierre Kouassivi, he started his career aged 20 with leading Benin band Los Panchos. He later launched his own band Les Dadjés in Benin.
Composer, singer, multi-instrumentalist (guitar, trumpet, sax) but most of all performer of multi-sound music. Known worldwide for Cuban influenced music and Agbadja, a modernized form of Fon folkloric music, Gnonnas Pedro Et Ses Dadjés are known as "the African band that speaks every language" and as famous as TP Orchestre Poly-Rythmo.
Gnonnas Pedro died August 12, 2004, age 61 of prostate cancer in a hospital of Cotonou, Benin.
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