"Daddy, what do you want to be when you grow up?" This question from his 4-year-old son hasn't left Andrew Bond alone for 20 years. Now he has finally released the songs about it on a new album. At the concert he muses and sings about all sorts of everyday and offbeat professions, about builders and craftsmen, policemen and firemen, dinosaur tamers, monster hunters and many more. In the process, the audience gets involved in the hilarious career choices. Of course, good old Bond classics for the current season may not be missing.
Today, Andrew Bond is one of the most successful children's songwriters and musicians in Switzerland, with over 750,000 records sold. Even if one or the other adult does not know him or does not know him yet: the children know and sing his songs for it in and by heart.
Most family rooms, kindergartens and classrooms in German-speaking Switzerland would be unthinkable without his sensitively written and melodious compositions. Accordingly, some of his CDs such as "Zimetschtern han i gern", "Suneschtraal tanz emaal", "Schternefeischter" or "Mitsing*Wienacht" have become true classics.
Most of his recordings have meanwhile been awarded "Gold" or "Platinum". In addition, the children's songwriter, who lives in Wädenswil, has received a wide variety of other awards, including the World-Didac-Award, an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Theology at the University of Basel, and various musical awards.
In addition to his work as a children's songwriter, Andrew Bond is the owner of the MärliMusicalTheater and the creative head of "his MärliMusicals". Since 2012, the theater has been staging a MärliMusical written and composed by Bond once a year in German-speaking Switzerland, delighting its young and young-at-heart visitors every year between October and April.
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