Hanspeter Kuenzler

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Hanspeter Kuenzler is a London-based Swiss freelance journalist specialising in music, arts and football. He contributes regularly to publications as diverse as Neue Zürcher Zeitung, NZZamSonntag, IWC´s Watch International, Beobachter Natur, Aargauer Zeitung, Tageswoche Basel, Musik Express and Fizzz (both Germany, the latter a gastro trade magazine). He is also the UK sports correspondent for Neue Zürcher Zeitung and NZZaS where he writes frequently about all aspects of football in Britain.

Hanspeter "Düsi" Kuenzler is a frequent contributor to national Swiss Radio and Television SRF, most often in the evening music show "Sounds!". He has published three books: "Black or White", a biography of Michael Jackson written before the singer's death (and a top 10 bestseller in Germany, Switzerland and Austria), "Der Thriller um Michael Jackson", a book about Michael Jackson fans, and ""50 Years: The Rolling Stones - Views from the Inside, Views from the Outside".

Hanspeter Kuenzler has interviewed some of the world's biggest stars and - rarely the same - some of the most interesting artists around. All are recordedon cassette, minidisc or MP3, and are available for use in print media andradio. The palette ranges from Fela Kuti to Elton John and Arctic Monkeys, Annette Peacock to Thom Yorke and Flaming Lips, and from Louis Moholo to P.J. Harvey. The collection today contains 2000+ interviews. For twenty-five years, Hanspeter Kuenzler has also kept an archive ofmusic- and arts-related material from the UK press. This archive now contains several thousand wallets stuffed with old-skool newspaper clippings - much easier to peruse than a Google-list of links!

Michael “Glastonbury” Eavis being quizzed by Hanspeter Kuenzler at the M4Music conference/festival, Zurich,March 2012
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