Michael O'Shea

Profile:
"Traveling acousto-electric troubadour" and instrument-maker who created the "Mó Cará" (Gaelic for My Friend) combining the "basic dulcimer shape...taken from an instrument designed and made by an Algerian musician, Kris Hosylan Harpo" and combining both sitar and Zelochord. Performances later included the sounds from another self-created instrument, the "Black Hole Space Echo Box" with further amplication and electronics.

Born: 11th January, 1947, Newry, Northern Ireland
Died: 23rd December, 1991, London, United Kingdom following a coma multiple injuries suffered from being struck by a London post-office van.
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Albums

DOM 33.2 Michael O'Shea - Michael O'Shea album art Michael O'Shea Michael O'Shea (Album) Dome Records (2) DOM 33.2 UK 1982 Sell This Version

Compilations

WMO 12CD Michael O'Shea - Michael O'Shea album art Michael O'Shea Michael O'Shea(CD, Comp) WMO WMO 12CD UK 2001 Sell This Version