Princes Amongst Men: Journeys with Gypsy Musicians

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Princes Amongst Men Weaving historical fact, mythic tales and contemporary voices, this work recounts a Balkan odyssey in search of the secret history and culture of Europe's greatest musicians - the Roma Gypsies. Full description

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?Excellent survey of Roma musicians in the Balkans? What distinguishes Cartwright is his style, his verve and his wholehearted engagement with his subject? Observer ?Funny, revealing and frequently moving? Observer Music Monthly ?For anyone interested in the reality of Roma culture, or planning a holiday in the region, this is the perfect offbeat companion? Sue Steward, Telegraph ?Insightful, energised and empathetic? Time Out

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Garth Cartwright was born in New Zealand. He left school at 16, tried his hand at professional skateboarding, singing in punk bands, promoting concerts and even had a brief sojourn as a boxer, before turning to writing full time. In 1995 he won the Guardian Music Writing Award. He has written for the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent On Sunday, The Times, Time Out, Uncut, Folk Roots, and a multitude of international publications. He lives in London.

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