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Tõnis Mägi

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Tõnis Mägi
Tõnis Mägi in 2006.
Background information
Born (1948-11-18) 18 November 1948 (age 75)
OreiginTallinn, Estonie
GenresPop, rock
ThriftSangster, guitarist, componer, actor
Instrumentsvocals, guitar
Years active1965–present
Associate actsMuusik Seif, Ultima Thule, Laine,
Kärjed, 777, Baltika, Rütmikud, Juuniorid

Tõnis Mägi (born 18 November 1948 in Tallinn) is an Estonie sangster, guitarist, componer an actor. He is ane o the maist influential an remarkable names in the Estonie rock muisic for the past 40 years.

He grew up in a muisical faimily, muisic became interestin in his early bairnheid. While attendin in the Tallinn 22nt Heich Schuil (nou Jakob Westholm Gymnasium) he stairtit performin as the choir's soloist in the early grades. Efter learnin tae play guitar, Mägi stairtit his muisicial career as a guitarist in schuil baunds Juuniorid (1965) an Rütmikud (1966). Efter serving in the compulsory Soviet Army he became the vocalist o Baltika. Later he sang in the baunds Kärjed, Laine, Muusik Seif, 777 an Ultima Thule.

In the 1970s–1980s Mägi gained big popularity no anerlie in Estonie, but in the whole Soviet Union. Ane o his maist popular sangs Olimpiada (Олимпиада) became a seembol o the 1980 Moscow Olympics. In 1987 he gae his last concert in Roushie, efter which he returned tae Estonie an focused on the Singin Revolution. Amang ither patriotic sangs o the time, Mägi's sang Koit (Estonie for Dawn) became a seembol o freedom.

Syne 1996 he haes been wirkin in Vanemuine theatre in Tartu.

Poleetical activity[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Januar 2007 Mägi became a member o the poleetical pairty Estonie Greens. He stuid as a candidate in the Estonie pairliamentar election in 2007.[1]

Decorations[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1999, the Preses o Estonie decoratit Tõnis Mägi wi a IV Class Order o the White Starn an in 2010 wi the III Class Order o the Naitional Coat o Airms.[2]

Personal[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tõnis Mägi met his first wife Virve while still a student. In 1988 he divorcit his seicont wife actress Laine Mägi, wi whom he haed a dochter Liis-Kartin wis born (1983). In the same year he met his third wife Piia, wi whom he suin emigratit tae Swaden. Efter her daith Tõnis haed tae raise thair dochter Maarja (1992) bi hissel. Currently Tõnis Mägi is marriet tae sangster Kärt Johanson. Thay hae twa dochters: Liidia (born 1999) an Mirt (born 2004). Mägi's dochter frae his seicont marriage Liis-Katrin is marriet tae actor Märt Avandi.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1990 Tõnis LP, ZEN 2019 Rockadillo Records
  • 1993 Hüüdja hääl CD, Trio
  • 1995 Liivakell CD, SaluMuusik Rec
  • 1996 Las jääda kõik, mis hea 1 CD, ERC008 Eesti Raadio: Jaak Joala, Ivo Linna
  • 1996 Las jääda kõik, mis hea 2 CD, ERC009 Eesti Raadio: Jaak Joala, Ivo Linna
  • 1998 Kaunilt kaua CD, Tõnis Mägi
  • 2000 Eesti Kullafond 2CD, HFCD024 Hitivabrik
  • 2002 pÜHENDUS DVD, Digibox OÜ
  • 2003 Jäljed CD, ARM Muisic
  • 2003 Siirius CD, ARM Muisic
  • 2005 Vestlus Hermanniga CD, T. Mägi
  • 2006 2teist CD, Sanofi Aventis
  • 2008 KIIK & KIRIK CD, T. Mägi ja Politseiorkester
  • 2011 Tarkus CD, Elwood Muusik OÜ

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Masing, Kadri (5 Januar 2007). "Tõnis Mägi kandideerib roheliste nimekirjas riigikokku". Eesti Päevaleht (in Estonian). Archived frae the original on 7 Januar 2007. Retrieved 13 Juin 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Bearers of decorations". order of coa. President of the Republic of Estonia. Archived frae the original on 14 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 13 Juin 2011.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tõnis Mägi discografie at MusicBrainz