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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 »


(age 66) in Bamako, Mali

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L'auberge espagnole
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The Nanny Diaries
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  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Deaf Jam (2011) ... (performer: "Diallo") / (writer: "Diallo")
 2011 Deaf Jam (Video documentary) (performer: "Diallo") / (writer: "Diallo")
 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")
 2006 Sharkwater (Documentary) (performer: "Lasidan" - as Ali Farka Toure) / (writer: "Lasidan" - as Ali Farka Toure)
  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 Abouna (performer: "Pieter Botha", "Instrumental", "Diaraby") / (writer: "Pieter Botha", "Instrumental", "Diaraby")
 2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I'll Take You (2002) ... (performer: "Jangali Famata", "ASCO")
 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 L'assedio (arranger: "Diaraby") / (performer: "Diaraby")
 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")
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