Writer of songs that have depth, wit and humour.
Driven by a will to craft lyrics and music that speak to the listener’s heart, body and mind, I have rich life experience to draw from.
I carry with me stories of humans from travels around the world. The funny and the sorry, the happy and the sad. The lover as well as the rejector. Even the soldiers and warriors who I met at war frontlines in my time as a journalist.
We came in 1967 as immigrants from a far-away place to a country that was hostile to foreigners. As we became locals the feeling to not fully belong comes creeping back time and again.
My parents gave me unconditional love. But I didn't always do that for girls, or they for me. Until I understood what love might be actually. And I know the anger and the pain that came to me packaged inside narcissistic abuse.
To accompany mom and dad through their terminal illnesses was, to say the least, humbling.
I was born in 1966 and have been living and working in Zurich, Switzerland since 1967. I register my work with SUISA, the cooperative society for composers, lyricists and music publishers in Switzerland.
Do visit my website (https://apollohyder.wixsite.com/apollohyder) to listen to some of my work and more information.
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