Delf Maria Hohmann


Delf, originally from Germany, plays guitar, 5-string banjo, recorder, concertina, dulcimer and various percussive instruments. His repertoire features contemporary and traditional folk music in English, French, Yiddish and German. He has performed across Canada including the Mariposa Folk Festival, the Home Country Folk Festival in London, Ontario, and with storyteller Dale Jarvis at the Yukon International Storytelling Festival. From 1981 to 1985 he worked for the environmental project Clearwater on the Hudson River, and performed with Pete Seeger at Carnegie Hall in New York and Massey Hall in Toronto. He is artistic director of the Cape St. Mary's Performance Series, and serves on the programming committee of Sound Symposium. Aside from that he creates soundtracks for documentaries, and writes Harbour Symphonies, Music for Ships' Horns. Delf Maria Hohmann lives in St. John’s.