SANS SOLEIL

This is the story of the small publishing house SANS SOLEIL with a unique philosophy. As one of the pioneers of the German audio book industry SANS SOLEIL gained a reputation for publishing high quality productions with strengths in literary biography read by the finest narrators as well as a distinguished musical style. SANS SOLEIL published:

“Things that make one’s heart beat faster.” Sei Shonagon (966-1017)

The adventure started in 1995 with the release of the album „GOTO“, featuring the cult musicians of their time FM Einheit, Phil Minton & Ulrike Haage. The hits of this album were „A Waltz For Ella“, „Der Kreisel“ (for piano and ping pong balls) and „Zu viele Teufel im Land“ (for distorted & pure piano and electronics). At the same time founder and translator pociao prepared the book launch of the German edition of Jane Bowles’ Collected Letters (edited by Millicent Dillon). When Ulrike Haage and Katharina Franck turned the letters into an innovative radio play (BR) Sans Soleil became known in literary circles and arts sections all over Germany.