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About Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard is an Irish singer-songwriter and actor who first gained recognition with his band The Frames and later as the other half of the folk rock duo The Swell Season. Aside making music, he is also an accomplished actor who gained more prominence appearing in films such as 1991's The Commitments and 2007's Once, for which he won an Academy Award.
He began his professional career as a musician at the young age of 13. He reportedly dropped out of school at that tender age and began busking in the streets of Dublin. In 1990, he founded his band The Frames, whose debut studio album Another Love Song was released in 1991.
He made history in 2007 by becoming the first Irish man to win an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
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And for some reason, when I'm sad, I do listen to Leonard Cohen, I do listen to Joni Mitchell. I do find myself going to the music that's actually reflecting my mood, as opposed to sticking on Motown, which might actually bring my mood up.Glen Hansard
If you don't mark your successes, the day your ship comes in could be just another day at the office, and there's no poetry in that.Glen Hansard
My dad was quiet, angry, shut down. So my thing is: I express everything that's there. I want to get it all out.Glen Hansard
Our imagination just needs space. It's all it needs, that moment where you just sort of stare into the distance where your brain gets to sort of somehow rise up.Glen Hansard
Sadness is a very interesting idea, this idea of sadness being some kind of default setting that artists will go into. And then I started thinking about this idea of sadness and happiness, and the idea that sadness is very loud, and happiness is quiet.Glen Hansard
The moment of drifting into thought has been so clipped by modern technology. Our lives are filled with distraction with smartphones and all the rest. People are so locked into not being present.Glen Hansard
The muse holds no appointments. You can never call on it. I don't understand people who get up at 9 o'clock in the morning, put on the coffee and sit down to write.Glen Hansard
You know, when I was a kid waiting on the bus, I remember that was when I imagined my life. I imagined everything that I was gonna be when I grew up and I imagined all of these amazing journeys and amazing people I'd meet. Of course, all of it has kind of come to fruition.Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard's Popularity
Glen Hansard is a famous Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, who was born on April 21, 1970. As a person born on this date, Glen Hansard is listed in our database as the 34th most popular celebrity for the day (April 21) and the 119th most popular for the year (1970).
People born on April 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Glen Hansard is the 684th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Glen Hansard's birthday, Glen Hansard is the 70th most famous Irish.
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