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Daniel Cainer is a multi award-winning songwriter, performer and broadcaster based in London but frequently touring in the US and other countries. He is a veteran of six off-Broadway runs and eighteen at the Edinburgh Fringe with his Jewish themed musical storytelling shows. He has written songs for folk singers, actors, rabbis and cantors and he performed custom written topical songs for many years on the BBC. As a composer and musician he’s worked in studios across the world from Abbey Road to the Record Plant, he’s written for film and television and his music has accompanied the launched of at least one car and many washing machines, Lately he has specialised in longer form storytelling songs with a unique blend of humor and pathos. His songs are a witty and insightful exploration of life, love, family and everything in between. He was nominated for a MAC Award in 2023.
‘An extraordinary performer. At times heartbreakingly poignant, at other times laugh out loud funny. Utterly Charming’ Edinburgh Festivals Guide
“Perhaps the finest songwriter working today’ Christine Lavin