Glen Hansard


"I promise to take good care of her! I'm learning the chords already and loving the sound! It really turns your songwriting on its head!"


band(s): The Swell Season, Frames

Glen Hansard is the Academy Award–winning principal songwriter and vocalist/guitarist for Irish group The Frames and one half of folk rock duo, The Swell Season. He is also known for his acting, having appeared in the BAFTA winning film The Commitments, as well as starring in the film Once. His song "Falling Slowly" from Once, co-written with Markéta Irglová, won the Academy-Award for Best Original Song in 2007, and earned him ten other major nominations or awards between 2007 and 2008.


Glen Hansard plays:

Figured Mahogany Baritone Classic

Walnut Tenor Tradition

Figured Mahogany Baritone Classic



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