Antopolsky’s story has made waves in the music world as he was recently identified as the 4th
person in the famous photo of American music legends Townes van Zandt, Guy Clark and Suzanna Clark. Through the course of making The Sheriff of Mars, it was revealed that Antopolsky was one of Van Zandt’s close music collaborators and confidants during the crucial years of the musician’s career.
Antopolsky vanished from the American music scene in 1972. While the photo of him remained,
it was assumed that he’d given up on music. But the opposite was true. Antopolsky was discovered in 2013 living on his Bordeaux farm with his wife and two daughters having written hundreds of folk and blues songs that, music experts say, constitute an unadulterated continuation of one of America’s greatest rock ‘n roll music traditions.
About Daniel Antopolsky
Daniel Antopolsky is a singer/songwriter who’s the missing man of Country Music’s Outlaw Era of the 1970's. He left the scene in his early 20's to travel, learn life, hone his craft, and compose songs as he saw the world, finally settling down on a farm outside of Bordeaux, France with his wife to have twin daughters, One of the most prolific songwriters of “Americana” Music he didn’t record any of his songs until 2013 when he was 64 years old.
Part country, blues, folk, rock – influenced by gospel and the synagogue – all blending into a uniquely optimistic Americana that comes from Daniel’s sense of humor, irony, love of nature, and a belief in the basic goodness of people despite having experienced the darkest sides of life, he’s a born storyteller, poet, and a master of playing with language. Not that he’ll acknowledge any of this.
Official website: https://danielantopolsky.com/
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