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Marty Kristian

Marty Kristian
Birth name Martin Vanags
Born (1947-05-27) 27 May 1947
Leipzig, Germany
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar, banjo
Years active 1960s–?
Associated acts The New Seekers

Marty Kristian (born Martin Vanags on 27 May 1947) is a German-born Australian musician. He is a singer and 1970s heartthrob who was best known as a member of The New Seekers.

Kristian was brought up in Australia, and trained to be an architect at Melbourne University. He played with local bands in his spare time and his big break came when he was offered a contract to appear on The Go!! Show. In 1967, he had a local hit with "I'll Give You Love", a song written and produced by Crispian St. Peters.[1] In 1969 he became a member of the original line up of the New Seekers, along with Chris Barrington, Eve Graham, Sally Graham and Laurie Heath. He wrote or co-wrote some of the New Seekers' songs.

Kristian married his partner, Carol, in a London ceremony in June 1975. They have two sons, James (born 1981) and Oliver (born 1982). His wife runs an acting and drama school in the London area. On February 28, 2011 he released an album of demo recordings called Echoes.

James Kristian has acted in several television programmes, including the BBC Television series, Doctors. He also played the part of Allen Rissbrook in As If.[2]

Contents

  • Discography 1
    • Albums 1.1
    • Singles 1.2
  • References 2

Discography

Albums

  • Peter Paul & Marty (Polydor 2383 238) 1973[3]

Singles

Year Single Chart Positions Catalogue
AUS
1966 "We Didn't Ask To Be Brought Here" 47 CBS BA-221318
"I'll Give You Love" 49 CBS BA-221358
1967 "It Comes and Goes" 58 CBS BA-221420
1968 "The Inn-Keeper's Daughter" - CBS BA-221505
1973 "Crying In The Rain" (as Peter, Paul & Marty) - Polydor 2058 394

References

  1. ^ "Marty Kristian". The Lyn Paul Website. Retrieved 2013-05-17. 
  2. ^ "Jamie Kristian". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2013-05-17. 
  3. ^ "Peter Paul And Marty". Discogs. Retrieved 2013-05-17. 


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