ABOUT FRANK BIO
Francis O’Connor was born in County Cavan, Ireland and started his musical career at the age of six. He has an innate talent as a pianist and has mastered other instruments including the tin whistle and guitar. He is a renowned composer, winning several awards in International Song Contests. With his life-long ambition to perform in the United States, Frank gave up his job as a law enforcement officer to follow his dream. O’Connor’s signature style was noticed during a performance in Orlando, when he was invited by Universal Studios to perform for the grand opening celebration.
O’Connor is an extremely versatile artist with a charismatic personality who has turned his musical style into an International export. In addition to recording a number of CDs, O’Connor wrote and recorded the soundtrack for the movie “Ivory,” which appeared in the 1998 New York Independent Film Festival. His CD release, “Journey to Tir na nOg” A Celtic Odyssey showcases his broad talent. With its bewitchingly melodic instrumentals, this collection of haunting songs instantly transports the listener to “Tir na nOg” – The Land of Eternal Youth.
In recent years Francis became resident "piano man" in the highly successful "Lefty O'Doul's Piano bar in San Francisco. He has recently refocused his efforts in producing new music with a Celtic feel and spirit. His album Celtic Mindfullness is already a chart topper in various New Age music websites around the world!