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Martin Solveig
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Solveig at the Futuroscope, in 2012
Background
Birth name Martin Picandet
Born (1976-09-22) 22 1976 (age 42)
Paris, France
Origin Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Occupation
DJ, singer, songwriter, record producer
Instruments
Turntables, synthesizer, vocals
Years active 1994–present
Website http://www.martinsolveig.com


Martin Picandet (born 22 September 1976), better known by his stage name Martin Solveig, is a French DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer. He hosts a weekly radio show called C'est La Vie on radio stations worldwide, including Radio FG in his homeland. His label is called Mixture Stereophonic. Solveig had been ranked number 29 in the 2011 DJ Mag. He has collaborated with Dragonette, Kele of Bloc Party, and Madonna.

Early life

As a child, Martin Solveig joined the choir of The Paris Boys Choir also known in France as Les petits chanteurs de Sainte-Croix de Neuilly, where he had a classical music training and became soprano soloist under the direction of François Polgár. At the age of 18, he became a DJ and then started to work in famous Parisian nightclubs: L'Enfer, Le Queen, Les Bains Douches.

Awards

Award Result
Best Band/Duet Nominated
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