Telek, George (1959)

George Telek. Picture by World Music Central

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Alias: Telek



Description: George Telek is a singer and composer from Papua New Guinea. Telek sings in his mother tongue, the Kuanua, and the Tok Pisin. In addition, his songs are composed with a series of harmonies characteristic of the Tolai, indigenous peoples of Papua New Guinea. He has managed to be one of the few singers in his country known internationally.
Sex: Male Occupation: Composer and singer
Place of Birth / Death: Barovon village, Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea. Country Tags: Papua New Guinea
Periods: 20th Century, 21th Century Genres: Folk, instrumental music, vocal music, dance music, choral music, nationalism music.
Styles: Ethnic, Folk, Tradicional, World Music. Group: –
Instruments: Voice Relatives: –



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External links



  • Beltrando-Patier, Marie-Claire y otros (1996). Historia de la música. Espasa Calpe
  • Bohlman, Philip V (2002). World Music. OUP Oxford.
  • Guilbault, Jocelyne (1999). Saint Lucia. Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Routledge
  • Hare McLintock, Alexander (1966). An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. R.E. Owen, Government Printer.
  • Onnen, Frank. (1967). Enciclopedia de la música. Madrid: Afrodisio Aguado
  • Rodman, Sarah (2007). A true cultural ambassador. The Boston Globe.
  • Shepherd, J., ed. (2003). Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. New York: Continuum.