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Glen Hansard is a musician/songwriter and actor, who wrote songs for the musical and film versions of Once, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for 'Falling Slowly'. He also starred in the film of Once, and had a role in The Commitments. His albums include The Swell Season. Strict Joy, The Cost. Burn the Maps, Set List: live in Dublin. For the Birds. Dance the Devil, Fitzcarraldo and Another Love Song. He also wrote songs for The Hunger Games. He is a member of The Swell Season and The Frames. He recently released his rust solo album, Rhythm and Repose.
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When an irish busker and a young Czech mother meet through a shared love of music, their songwriting sparks a deep connection and a tender, longing romance that neither of them could have expected.
Book By: Enda Walsh; Music & Lyrics By: Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova. Based on the much-loved Oscar-winning film, Once is an extraordinary, original and irresistibly joyous celebration of love, friendship and music. It won eight Tony Awards when it opened on Broadway in 2012, including Best Book and Best New Musical.
Original cast recording: Sony Masterworks 2012
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