Robert Wells is one of the world’s foremost pianists and composers.
Rhapsody in Rock, a musical extravaganza of his own creation, has become a worldwide success.
Scan Magazine caught up with one of Scandinavia’s best-loved entertainers.
The interview begins with a promise not to ask him when he is planning to cut his hair.
He sighs with relief as I reassure him. As a bearer of extraordinary locks, Robert Wells
he is more than sick of the question which seems to be curiously popular amongst journalists.
Robert’s hair style and fashion sense have been debated in the Swedish media on many occasions, Robert Wells
and Robert has often ended up on worst-dressed lists.
“Yes! And I’m proud of that. I could not care less,
following trends is not my thing,” he says laughing.
At the age of 16, he was the youngest student soloist ever to be admitted at the Academy of Music in Stockholm.
He was a neat, bespectacled boy when he entered the world of classical music.
Soon he expanded his musical talent by adopting elements of jazz, blues, boogie-woogie and rock and roll.
He grew his trademark shoulder-length hair in his later teenage Robert Wells
years when he developed a love for rock ‘n’ roll and his first favourite band, Status Quo.
He was entranced when he heard Bye Bye Johnny for the first time at age 17 and soon began rebelling against his music teachers.
“The hair still awakens feelings; it always annoys someone,” he remarks.
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