Ampie du Preez

Ampie Du Preez (born c. 1982) is a South African singer-songwriter. In 2010 he collaborated with South African cricketer AB de Villiers on their debut album, Maak Jou Drome Waar (Make Your Dreams Come True).[1]

Ampie Du Preez
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Instrumentsguitar, vocals
LabelsSony BMG
Associated actsAB de Villiers, ‘n Man Soos Jan, Elizma Theron, Sean Else

Ampie previously worked with South African group 'n Man Soos Jan.[2]

He has also done songwriting for South African artist Elizma Theron. He penned the title track to her 2009 album "Ek Soek Jou."

He released his first album entitled "Definitely Maybe" when he was in grade 11.[1]

He formed a duet with former Eden member Sean Else called 34 Grade Suid. They released their first album "Staan Vas". Music videos were released for both the single "Val Sonder Jou" (in early March 2011)[3] and for the title track in July 2011.[4]

He released his solo album entitled "S.O.S." in April 2012. Music videos were released for both the single "Klaradyn" in March 2012[5] and for the title track in June 2012.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Ampie is friends with record producer, Murray Lubbe, who produced 'Maak Jou Drome Waar.[7]

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in financial management from the University of Pretoria.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "AB's perfect pitch". YOU. Retrieved 11 September 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Are you up for the challenge?". Sony Music Africa. Archived from the original on 18 August 2010. Retrieved 11 September 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved 7 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "34° SUID – STAAN VAS". YouTube. 2 July 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Ampie – Klaradyn (HD)". YouTube. 2 March 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Ampie – SOS". YouTube. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "AB de Villiers Fansite". Archived from the original on 26 September 2010. Retrieved 11 September 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)