No photo available. Represent Ali Farka Touré? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 144,936 this week

Ali Farka Touré (1939–2006)

Ali Farka Touré was born on October 31, 1939 in Gourmararusse, Timbuktu, Mali as Ali Ibrahim Touré. He was married to Fatouma. He died on March 6, 2006 in Bamako, Mali. See full bio »

Died:

(age 66) in Bamako, Mali

High School TV Icons Then and Now

Take a look back at some of your favorite TV high school students from "My So-Called Life" and more, then flash forward to see what they look like now.

View the gallery

Related News

What to see in 2010
| The Guardian - TV News
What to see in 2010
| The Guardian - Film News

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 173 people
created 04 Nov 2010
 
a list of 58 people
created 9 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ali Farka Touré's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Nanny Diaries
The Nanny Diaries Soundtrack
(2007)
Unfaithful
Unfaithful Soundtrack
(2002)
L'auberge espagnole
L'auberge espagnole Soundtrack
(2002)
Addicted to Love
Addicted to Love Soundtrack
(1997)

Filmography

Jump to: Soundtrack | Composer | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (10 credits)
 2007 The Nanny Diaries (performer: "Hawa Dolo", "Kadi Kadi" - as Ali Farka Toure) / (performer: "Kala") / (writer: "Hawa Dolo", "Kadi Kadi" - as Ali Farka Toure) / (writer: "Kala")
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (arranger - 1 episode, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Feel Like Going Home (2003) ... (arranger: "Catfish Blues") / (performer: "Mali Dje", "Tulumba", "Soukoura", "Amandrai", "Improvisation 1", "Improvisation 2", "Catfish Blues") / (writer: "Mali Dje", "Tulumba", "Soukoura", "Amandrai", "Improvisation 1", "Improvisation 2")
 2003 Ginger and Cinnamon (performer: "Heygana", "Pieter Botha") / (writer: "Heygana", "Pieter Botha")
 2003 Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2003) ... (performer: "Diaraby")
 2002 L'auberge espagnole (as Ali Farka Toure, "Aï Du") / (performer: "Aï Du" - as Ali Farka Toure)
 2002 Unfaithful (performer: "Ai Du" (1994)) / (writer: "Ai Du" (1994))
 1998 Late August, Early September (performer: "Cinquante Six", "Goye Kur", "Hawa Dolo") / (writer: "Cinquante Six", "Goye Kur", "Hawa Dolo")
 1997 Addicted to Love (performer: "Soukora" - as Ali Farka Toure) / (writer: "Soukora" - as Ali Farka Toure)
 1996 Irma Vep (performer: "Soukora") / (writer: "Soukora")
 1992 Equinox (performer: "AL BINE") / (writer: "AL BINE")
Hide Hide Show Show Composer (1 credit)
 1999 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (8 credits)
 2008 Dambé: The Mali Project (Documentary)
Himself
 2004 Festival in the Desert (Video documentary)
Himself
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Feel Like Going Home (2003) ... Himself
 2001 Blues Road Movie (Documentary)
Himself
 2001 I'll Sing for You (Documentary)
Himself
 2000 Ali Farka Touré: Springing from the Roots (Documentary)
Himself
 1994 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.4 (1994) ... Himself
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Dedicated his time and resources to better the agricultural and social situation in Niafunke his home village in the semi-desert region in Northern Mali. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
RIP - he will be missed cjb_cello
Discuss Ali Farka Touré on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page