Irakli Charkviani

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Birthday
19, 1961
Birthplace
Georgia (country)
DEATH DATE
Feb 24, 2006 (44)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1961
Birthplace
Georgia (country)
DEATH DATE
Feb 24, 2006 (44)

About

Poet from Georgia who became known for his eclectic, groundbreaking work.

Before Fame

He studied literature at Tbilisi State University and subsequently performed with bands such as Taxi, Children's Medicine, and Georgian Dance Empire.

Trivia

His first solo spoken word album, Svan Song, was recorded in 1993 and greatly influenced the development of the alternative music scene in Georgia.

Family Life

He was born into a socially prominent family in Soviet Georgia. His father, Gela Charkviani, was a diplomat who had served as the Georgian ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Associated With

He and Katie Melua were both popular Georgian-born artists. 

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