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Michael Patrick Kelly

Name: Michael Patrick Kelly Born in: Dublin, Ireland Lives in: Germany Interesting fact: Michael lived for six years in a monastery following the monastic way of life of prayer, study and work. Today he has returned to make new music in light of this experience. Michael Patrick Kelly is a lifelong musician who began playing music on the streets with his family's band “The Kelly Family”. In 2004, not long after releasing his solo album In Exile, he left the public and explored a vocation, living as a a brother of the order of St. John, in Burgundy, France. In 2010, he left the order and returned to music, but his Catholic values still can be heard in his music. In addition to English and German, Kelly is also fluent in Spanish, French, and Dutch. Site: http://www.michael-patrick-kelly.com