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Olga Nunes

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Birth name  Olga Nunes
Name  Olga Nunes
Occupation(s)  Composer, producer
Role  Singer
Instruments  Piano
Associated acts  Amanda Palmer

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Born  January 1, 1979 (age 36) Montreal, Canada (1979-01-01)
Genres  Piano rock, alternative rock, art pop, art rock, baroque pop
Albums  Maps for the Open Road Demos

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Olga Nunes (born January 1, 1979) is a Canadian-born pianist, singer and composer based in San Francisco, California.


Music career

Olga began writing songs in 2005, after being taught the basics of piano by a Buddhist monk, and began playing with her band in Los Angeles soon after.

Her first video of her single "A Dream Of Gardens" was released in 2007, with lyrics by Neil Gaiman. Gaiman also credits Nunes in his crowd-sourcing success.

Nunes also collaborated with Amanda Palmer, designing and curating the “'Who Killed Amanda Palmer “alternate reality game .

In 2009, Olga recorded the xkcd song "Boomdeyada", which she later directed and co-produced as a video with Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, and Cory Doctorow,.

In 2010 Olga launched a project for the forthcoming album LAMP, a series of songs with a fictional story woven around them, told in videos and art installations.

Personal life

Olga was born in Montreal, Canada, to Spanierd and Brazilian parents. Raised in Florida as a teenager, her first experience with music took the form of musical theatre.

Olga is currently living in San Francisco and working towards the release of her next album, LAMP.


  • Lamp (2013)
  • Maps For The Open Road (2009) with Lyrics by Neil Gaiman
  • Last Call (2007)
  • Soundtracks

  • 2014 - The Fallow (film) - composer, additional music
  • Film

  • Temple of Art (2016) co-creator (with Allan Amato)
  • Nunes has also released more than a dozen singles and 20 B-sides, and has contributed original material to independent film soundtracks.


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