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 Chris de Burgh

Christopher J. Davison alias Chris de Burgh, was born in Venado Tuerto, Argentina on October 15, 1948. He is the son of Charles Davison, a British diplomat, and an Irish secretary, Maeve Emily de Burgh. His childhood was rich in travel and experience due to his fathers’ diplomatic and Engineering work. He grew up in different countries, such as Malta, Nigeria and Zaire. When he was 12 years old the Davison family moved to Emerald Isle, Ireland. Chris still lives there, with his wife Diane and their three children, Rosanna, Hubie, and Michael.

His first international success happened in 1975 with the song ‘Turning Round’ which was renamed into ‘Flying’ and it remained number 1 in Brazil for more than 17 weeks. It sold over half a million records. His next album was ‘Spanish Train & Other Stories’ and once again the track ‘A Spaceman Came Travelling’ off of the album became a continuing hit, but this time in the United Kingdom, as a Christmas radio hit. But a real success from the album was the track ‘Patricia The Stripper’, which is still requested by the audience at his concerts.

During the 40 years of his career, Chris de Burgh has been awarded with more than 200 gold and platinum sale awards. Also, some Royalty and world leaders have joined to his fans. He has so many fans all around Europe, Asia, South America, and North America. Chris has repeatedly had sold out tours in many countries around the world, such as United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the Far East.