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Peter Gabriel was the "man of peace"

November 17 2006

November 17, 2006, English composer and singer Peter Gabriel in Rome awarded the title "Man of Peace".

Nobel Peace Prize, gathered in the Italian capital for their annual summit, awarded him the title and a special prize.

Gabriel is known not only as the founder of Genesis and the author of successful solo projects, but also as a human rights activist.

Of particular forum of Nobel Laureates allocated Merit musician in the fight against apartheid in South Africa.

Gabriel, in addition, 14 years ago became one of the founders of the international non-governmental organization "Witness." Its mission - "to use all the power of video to open the world's eyes to human rights violations. Tells Radio "Culture"

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