"Grandmaster Flash and the Ann-Sophie Mutter is to be praised"
"the polar music prize has, unusually, three winners."
"the Hip-hop icon Grandmaster Flash, violinsten Anne-Sophie Mutter and the foundation Playing for Change celebrates the year 2019."
"On Wednesday it was announced who won this year's Polarpris, the Swedish music prize was founded in 1989 by Abba-icon Stig ”Stikkan” Andersson. "
"In the pop culture category is to be praised Joseph Saddler, known as Grandmaster Flash was born in Barbados and raised in South Bronx, New York. He is one of one of the pioneers in the late 70's, refined the technique, scratching and used the mixer in a groundbreaking way."
"in 1982, released the groundbreaking song ”The Message” by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five."
"– It is absolutely incredible and amazing for me to be selected, " he says in a prerecorded message that was shown on the pressträffen."
"German violindrottningen Anne Sophie-Mutter is also given the price. As a teenager, she started touring with the berlin philharmonic and has since toured all over the world. "
"Polarprisjuryn usually designate two winners, but this time it's three. Everyone gets a million dollars each. The third price goes to the foundation Playing for Change, which was launched in 2002 by Mark Johnson and Whitney Kroenke. "
"Playing for Change driver 15 music schools around the world, including in Morocco, Brazil and south Africa. They give each week thousands of children access to gratislektioner in dance, instruments, music theory, and languages."
"the Last polar music prize, three winners were 2001, then Burt Bacharach, Robert Moog and Karlheinz Stockhausen praised. "
"Grandmaster Flash: Joseph Saddler born in Barbados in 1958, but grew up in the Bronx in New York city. With the group The Furious Five, he, together with Afrika Bambaataa and the Sugar Hill Gang the foundation for what became hip hop. The first disc "
"Anne-Sophie Mutter: was Born in Rheinfelden in Baden-Württemberg 11963 and was discovered as a 13-year-old and made his first recording together with the berlin philharmonic."
"Playing for Change: the Movement was started in 2002 by Mark Johnson and Whitney Kroenke with the aim to bridge borders and bring people together using the power of music. The actual foundation was started in 2007 and is now a global project that drives the fifteen music schools around the world and which has so far affected 15 000 children's lives and immediate environment."