10 Interesting Evelyn Glennie Facts

Sunday, January 19th 2014. | People

Find out about one of biggest female musicians in the world by reading Evelyn Glennie Facts. Glennie was a fascinating woman. She impressed people with her solo percussion show. If you are interested to find out her personal life and works, read the full facts below:

Evelyn Glennie Facts 1: solo percussionist

Evelyn Glennie must be proud to know that she is the only first full time solo percussionist in the world.

Evelyn Glennie Facts 2: online advert

You can see her in many big events.  She was the participant in an online advert for the Toyota Prius Hybrid car in 2010. Another ad that she starred was the taxi serve Car Pool with Robert llewelyn.

Evelyn Glennie Facts

Evelyn Glennie Facts

Evelyn Glennie Facts 3: achievement

Being a solo percussionist was not easy for Evelyn. However, her hard work was paid when she received an OBE and a Damehood or DBE in 2007.

Evelyn Glennie Facts 4: Able Child Africa

She concerned much with charitable work. She climbed to the top for the Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania   on 2nd December 2010 to participate in the charity for African children.

Evelyn Glennie Music

Evelyn Glennie Music

Evelyn Glennie Facts 5: favorite food

In an interview, Evelyn stated that her favorite meal was created by her mother. She called it Mince and Tatties.

Evelyn Glennie Facts 6: early life

When she was young, she was a participant in a Scottish country dancing. Since she had My Dream kitchen, she always loved to play with her kitchen utensils.

Evelyn Glennie Plays Music

Evelyn Glennie Plays Music

Evelyn Glennie Facts 7: a solo percussion lesson

It seems that Evelyn was a very talented artist. She only got a month of marimba study in Japan in 1986.

Evelyn Glennie Facts 8: tour and awards

During her life, she received more than 80 international awards. If she has a tour, she spends most of her leisure time to visit the book stores.

Evelyn Glennie Show

Evelyn Glennie Show

Evelyn Glennie Facts 9: instruments

When Evelyn performed on her solo percussion show, the team has to set the instruments for four hours. After the performance was done, it took two hours to strip all the instruments down.

Evelyn Glennie Facts 10: drink

Evelyn‘s favorite drinks include German beer and wine.

Evelyn Glennie

Evelyn Glennie

She got her first flying lesson in 1986. When she is far away from her home, she likes to communicate with her email or text via the blackberry. What do you think on facts about Evelyn Glennie?

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