Berlin, Germany – Rock star Robert Plant, of Led Zeppelin fame, will be headlining the opening celebration of WOMEX 2005. The British musician is known for his interest in world and especially West African music. He will perform with The Strange Sensation on Wednesday 26 October 2005. Later during WOMEX he will participate as conference speaker, detailing a rock musician’s way into world music.
Robert Plant is a rock singer most famous for being the lead singer of one of the most influential rock bands of all time, Led Zeppelin. He is known for his powerful style with a wide vocal range that embodies folk and blues passion at its finest. Since the late 1960s, the members of Led Zeppelin showed an interest in African and Arabic music.
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