Alice Merton — singer and songwriter
Alice Merton was born on 13 September 1993 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her mother is German. Her father is Irish. The nature of her father’s work forced Merton’s family to move around a lot. When she was just 3 months old, Alice moved to Connecticut. Soon they relocated to Canada. The girl’s native language was English. She started studying German upon returning to her native country in 2006. Before turning 18, Alice managed to live in Oakville, New York, Bournemouth, London, Berlin, and many other places.
Merton graduated from high school in Germany. In 2013, she was accepted to University of Popular Music And Music Business. While studying, Alice met young musicians, who later became members of her band. Alice earned a bachelor degree in Songwriting.
In February 2015, a German duo Fahrenhaidt, which consisted of Erik Macholl and Andreas John, presented its debut album The Book of Nature. All the songs, featured in the LP, were performed by different artists, among which was Alice. The critics gave her great reviews. In 2016, she earned Acoustic Pop prize at the German Young Talents Award in Hamburg.