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There are not many women who have come out  as soloist singers late in their life. Apart from Evelyne, the only woman that springs to my mind was Sharon Jones  who came to the fore at age forty nine after years of being a prison guard. Her music was in a funky soul style in the manner of James Brown  who was the Godfather of Soul.

After years of performing in various choirs and vocal groups  Evelyne Weltlinger debuted as a soloist in 2012 at an age a  few years older than Sharon Jones.

Although their respective musical styles are a million miles apart they both seek to capture the soul in the music. Continue reading EVELYNE WELTLINGER : SONGS OF MY HEART