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Tawo Lobsang Palden, Pioneer of Tibetan Pop Music

Since the 1980s, Tawo Lobsang Palden has released several popular albums, including the hit Trinkhor series. His first Trinkhor album released in 1985, introduced a fusion of western and traditional Tibetan music and became an instant hit among Tibetans both inside and outside Tibet. Dr. Tawo grew up in Germany from the age of 11 and is currently a senior physician in Lüdenscheid. His music on