Elliott Murphy, singer/songwriter and author, has lived in Paris for over twenty-five years releasing over thirty-five albums of original music since his debut album AQUASHOW (1973) and continues to perform concerts in Europe, Japan, Canada and the USA. He is also a prolific author of fiction and poetry and has published numerous collections of short stories, most recently CAFÉ NOTES (Hachette), as well as two novels MARTY MAY (Gallimard) and the neo-western POETIC JUSTICE (Hachette). His writing has appeared in Rolling Stone (U.S.), Vanity Fair (France) and other publications. Born in 1949 to a show business family in New York, Elliott began his career with a troubadour like odyssey in Europe in 1971, which included a bit part in Federico Fellini’s film Roma. Returning to the USA he quickly secured a recording contract and international media attention. His 1996 album SELLING THE GOLD featured an extraordinary duet with Bruce Springsteen who often invites Elliott on stage to perform with
him during his European tours. In 2015 Elliott Murphy was awarded the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture.
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