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Tobias Thomhave

Tobias Thomhave is a Swedish songwriter. He started out writing poetry in high school and put music to the words when he learned to play the acoustic guitar. Tobias has aimed for a simple life and walked away from education, job and stability in his early twenties to travel for the experience to write. He’s been singing his songs all around Europe in coffee houses, bars and streets for the last fifteen years and believes that this choice of lifestyle […]

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