Views Read Edit View history. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved 9 February In Graps graduated from Tallinn music school , from the percussion instruments department. This article about an Estonian band or other musical ensemble is a stub.

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Gunnar Graps was inducted into the Hall Of Fame of Rock Cafe, a local pub operated by the owners of Radio Mania, also the place where the tribute bunnar take placeon 17 May In Graps put together a new outfit called Magnetic Band which was Jazz-rock oriented, with reggae and funk – soul influences. Retrieved 25 December In one of his last interviews Graps promised to go on tour in Russia, because he was disappointed in the local music scene.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ina 3 CD collection of Gunnar Graps’ music, from all his tenures with past bands, was released as part of ” Eesti kullafond ” Estionian Gold Fund series. Hinno is known to be a big fan of Graps’ work and sang “Mosaiik” live with Gunnar’s Roses. Directed by Robert Annus, the play featured actor Juss Haasma as Graps and a musical score that consisted of many of Graps’ most well-known songs.

gunnar graps valgus

These events are orchestrated by Radio Mania, a local radio station, and Hard Rock Club, local events promoter and take place around Graps’ birthday month and death month. They performed in Estonia and the rest of the Soviet Union and were very popular until their fade in the end of decade.


gunnar graps valgus

An incarnation of Magnetic Band played in front of approx. This article about an Estonian band or other musical ensemble is a stub.

In spring of Graps joined Mikronidwhere he played drums for the next six years. As the grip on the Baltic states became less of a strangle-hold, the Singing Revolution began to take shape. His popularity peaked in the s. In DecemberHard Rock Club started collecting funds to erect a memorial headstone at Graps’ grave. A cover band — Gunnar’s Roses — was also active at some point during —, performing at Hard Rock Laager in a valguw metal festival created by Hard Rock Club and at smaller pubs.

In the summer ofhe was caught, while working as a DJ at the nightclub on the ferryboat “Estonia”, trying to cross the Swedish border with anabolic steroids and was imprisoned for vaogus months in Sweden. A string of local bands usually perform at the event along with incarnations of GGG or Magnetic Band, with people Graps used to play with.

Starting in the 21st century, Graps was still having financial troubles and performed in a series of Hansapank pension fund commercials. They won first prize at the first ginnar rock-festival of the Soviet Union which took place in Tbilisi thanks to their hit “Lady Blues” and became the stars of Yerevan international pop-rock-festival. Soon after that he reformed his graaps and they started leaning towards hard rock.

He always demonstrated the clear style “.

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It was not uncommon for Graps to perform even 3 shows per day and 25 days in a month. Also, numerous tribute events have spawned, paying homage to the early departed musician. Three months before his death he was still looking forward to continue his career and in an interview for Geapsan Estonian newspaper, he promised to release a new album by the end of and another record in He has sold hundreds of thousands of records all over the world and in Graps was given a lifetime award at Estonian Music Awards.


After Estonia regained its independence inGraps returned to his homeland. According to Stas Namin”Gunnar was a real, non-compromise rock-n-roll man. He was still able to produce very high notes, as is evident ugnnar his songs and Jesus Christ Superstar song “Gethsamen”, which is included on the Gunnar Graps — Eesti kullafond 4.

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Graps was becoming more and more depressed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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He did not complain about his imprisonment; in fact, he praised the jail as being better than restaurants in Estonia. Background [ edit ] The group was formed by Gunnar Graps in January, in Tallinn after his previous Magnetic Band was banned by Soviet authorities.

Retrieved from ” https: Soon Magnetic Band became one of the most popular heavy-music bands in the Soviet Union.