- Prolific Singer-Songwriter an Icon of Popular Music
NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grey announced that its Sixth Annual Legends of Music Seminar will feature Deborah Harry, the American singer-songwriter and actress best known as the lead singer of the punk rock and new wave band, Blondie, which has sold 40 million albums. The seminar will take place on Friday, June 22, 2012 (1:45 pm Cannes time) at the Debussy Theater.
Harry will be interviewed by Tim Mellors, Vice Chairman and Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of Grey Group. She will be introduced by Jim Heekin, Chairman and CEO of Grey Group.
The recounting of her creative journey promises to be a high point of what has become one of Cannes' most popular music events.
Deborah Harry: Enduring Icon
Deborah Harry's distinctive voice and persona remain one of a kind. Fearlessly incorporating hip-hop, disco and avant-garde art into her work, she has lived on the cutting-edge of rock and roll for decades.
Named to both VH1's "Greatest Women of Rock and Roll" and its "Sexiest Artists of All-Time" lists, Harry's mega-hits have included: One Way or Another, Dreaming, Call Me, Atomic, Heart of Glass and Rapture. Her portfolio includes nine studio albums, five solo releases and she has acted in more than 30 films.
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