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Ryan Tedder

What are you listening to? I couple of years ago I’ve noticed that most of the songs I really liked turned out to be those of One Republic or written by Ryan Tedder. And it’s still true. I have “Everybody loves me” on repeat in my MP3 player. There are also “Secrets” (even though the song is pretty old) and “Good life”. So I figured how about I write a little something about him: some facts from his biography.

Ryan Benjamin Tedder.

Ryan was born in 1979, in Tulsa, Oklahoma (by the way, it is the city Chandler from “Friends” worked in before he quit 🙂 ). He was raised in the family of missionaries and pastors.

His father started teaching him to play the piano at the age of tree, using Suzuki method (I’d call it “the candy encouragement”). Ryan started singing without any pressure. He was 7 by then and he was copying his favorite singers – Sting, Peter Gabriel, Steve Wonder, etc.

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