Francis Falceto


Creator and developer of the Éthiopiques CD series and the Éthiosonic CD and DVD series on Buda Musique. Since 1985 he has notched up 48 trips to Ethiopia. In 1996, he co-directed the documentary film Abyssinie Swing and in 1997 released Volume 1 of the Éthiopiques series which is currently at Volume 27 of a projected 35 volumes. Author
of the book Abyssinie Swing and translator into French of Les Nuits d’Addis Abeba by Shebhat Gebre-Egziabher.
Recipient of the BBC 3 World Shaker Award in 2008.

participating in

  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2011
  • WOMEX 2000