Momo Wandel Soumah (died June 15, 2003) was a singer, composer, and saxophonist from Guinea, recognisable by his characteristic gravelly voice. Soumah started out in the 1950s playing in dance bands, but moved to modern Guinean music following the cultural revolution. From the mid 1980s Soumah developed an idiosyncratic blend of jazz and African traditional music. He died suddenly on June 15, 2003. At the time of his death Soumah was musical director of Circus Baobab.

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  • Momo Wandel Soumah (décédé le 15 juin 2003) était un chanteur, compositeur et saxophoniste de Guinée, reconnaissable par sa voix rocailleuse caractéristique. Soumah a commencé à jouer dans des orchestres de danse dans les années 1950, mais s'est orienté vers la musique guinéenne moderne après la révolution culturelle. De la mi-1980, Soumah a développé un mélange singulier de jazz et musique traditionnelle africaine. Il est mort subitement le 15 juin 2003. Au moment de sa mort, Soumah a été directeur musical de Circus Baobab. (fr)
  • Momo Wandel Soumah (died June 15, 2003) was a singer, composer, and saxophonist from Guinea, recognisable by his characteristic gravelly voice. Soumah started out in the 1950s playing in dance bands, but moved to modern Guinean music following the cultural revolution. From the mid 1980s Soumah developed an idiosyncratic blend of jazz and African traditional music. He died suddenly on June 15, 2003. At the time of his death Soumah was musical director of Circus Baobab. (en)
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  • Momo Wandel Soumah (décédé le 15 juin 2003) était un chanteur, compositeur et saxophoniste de Guinée, reconnaissable par sa voix rocailleuse caractéristique. Soumah a commencé à jouer dans des orchestres de danse dans les années 1950, mais s'est orienté vers la musique guinéenne moderne après la révolution culturelle. De la mi-1980, Soumah a développé un mélange singulier de jazz et musique traditionnelle africaine. Il est mort subitement le 15 juin 2003. Au moment de sa mort, Soumah a été directeur musical de Circus Baobab. (fr)
  • Momo Wandel Soumah (died June 15, 2003) was a singer, composer, and saxophonist from Guinea, recognisable by his characteristic gravelly voice. Soumah started out in the 1950s playing in dance bands, but moved to modern Guinean music following the cultural revolution. From the mid 1980s Soumah developed an idiosyncratic blend of jazz and African traditional music. He died suddenly on June 15, 2003. At the time of his death Soumah was musical director of Circus Baobab. (en)
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