THOMAS OLIVIER, Germany
lead vocals, keyboards


Producer, writer, composer, singer and guitarist.

Son of a concert and opera singer.
Founding member, drummer and singer of the first German classical-rock group
Parzival, considered by the "Melody-Maker" (London) as "one of the most interesting groups in Europe". Reviewers in the U.S. and Europe were placing Parzival in a category with The Nice and Procol Harum. The band was discovered in 1971 by legendary rock producer Conny Plank (Kraftwerk, Gianna Nannini, Ultravox, Scorpions). The Parzival songs "Senseless No.6" and "Empty Land", featured in Ufa Newsreels, were the first German music clips.

In 1980 Thomas Olivier was among the award winners in German Phono Academy´s "Emerging Artists" Contest.
Singer of legendary cultfigur Pettersson on childrens´ CD "DO RE MI KIKERIKI - Pettersson and Findus" (Deutsche Grammophon/Oetinger Publishing Co., 2001).

Released recordings (a selection):

LP "Legend"/Parzival (Teldec, 1972)
LP "BaRock"/Parzival (Teldec, 1973)
LP "A German Rock Legend"/Parzival (Teldec, 1975)
LP "Pop 80"/Strawberry Sky (CBS, 1980)
LP Double album "Best Of"/Parzival (Teldec, 1981)
LP "Cat´s Eye"/Olivier Project (Metronome, 1986)
CD "Legend"/Parzival (Telefunken/eastwest, 1999)
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CD "BaRock"/Parzival (Telefunken/eastwest, 1999)
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CD "DAVID ­ The Hymn" (Flieger Records, 2000)
CD "DO RE MI KIKERIKI - Pettersson and Findus"
(Deutsche Grammophon, Oetinger Publishing Co., 2001)

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Composer/producer Thomas Olivier and Co-producer/engineer Dieter Faber

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The composer and producer Thomas Olivier during a recording session in Berlin

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DAVID ­ THE HYMN: Thomas Olivier with the African master drummers (from left): Youssou Djabang (Benin), Cécé Colly (Ivory Coast), Roger N´Drin (Senegal) and Georges Zitéhè Soro (Ivory Coast)

The singers (from left) Oliver Ohene-Dokyi (Ghana), Thomas Olivier (Germany) and Ilan Mizrahi (Israel)

YASMIN ALLAIN - BUELENT ARIS - AYLIN - FONTAINE BURNETT - CÉCÉ COLLY - MARCIO DOCTOR
DIETER FABER - ANTHONY FLAVERNEY - GERMAN FILM ORCHESTRA - SANDRA GRANADOS
DAVID GRANADOS - EMIL KLEIN - HANS-JUERGEN KNIPPHALS - ROGER ABI N´DRIN - LOVE NEWKIRK
OLIVER OHENE-DOKYI - THOMAS OLIVIER - GEORGES ZITEHE SORO