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Lee Oskar

Lee Oskar

1948 -

Origin: Denmark / United States

Main instrument: Harmonica

Genre: R&B/Soul/Funk

Born in Copenhagen in 1948, Oskar Levetin Hansen - aka Lee Oskar - was 18 when he moved to the USA to try and make it as a professional musician. Soon, the young Dane was playing a leading role in the creation of West Coast latin/soul/funk combo War. Throughout the 1970s and beyond, Oskar's wailing solos were a crucial element of  the band's sonic signature. As well as pursuing a solo career, the musician launched a successful business venture at the beginning of the 1980s. Still thriving today, the Lee Oskar Harmonica Company specialises in high end instruments which have been endorsed by many a connoisseur.


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