Gnonnas Pedro

Gnonnan Sossou Pierre Kouassivi

Also known as La Cuadrilla De Gnonnas Pedro

Discography of Gnonnas Pedro:

# Release title Dwnld Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Gnonnas Pedro ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio 1979 Disco Stock
2 Atimawuin Dagamasi ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio Ledoux Records
3 El Cochechivo ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio 1981 Ledoux Records
4 El Cochechivo ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio Éditions Gnoinsopé
5 Africa Tei Cuba ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 5 Audio Éditions Gnoinsopé
6 La Combinacion De Gnonnas Pedro ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio Ledoux Records
7 Vol.II Musique Afro-Cubaine ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 12 Audio Ledoux Records
8 Sweet Combine ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 4 Audio Éditions Gnoinsopé
9 Sale El Toro ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 2 Audio Tropical
10 Chantent Les 20 Ans De La Loterie Nationale Du Benin ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 2 Audio not on label
11 Salsa A La Gnonnas Pedro ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 6 Audio Ledoux Records
12 La Compilation Vol.1 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 11 Audio Ledoux Records


Born Gnonnan Sossou Pierre Kouassivi, he started his career aged 20 with leading Benin band Los Panchos. He later launched his own band Les Dadjés in Benin.

Composer, singer, multi-instrumentalist (guitar, trumpet, sax) but most of all performer of multi-sound music. Known worldwide for Cuban influenced music and Agbadja, a modernized form of Fon folkloric music, Gnonnas Pedro Et Ses Dadjés are known as "the African band that speaks every language" and as famous as TP Orchestre Poly-Rythmo.

Gnonnas Pedro died August 12, 2004, age 61 of prostate cancer in a hospital of Cotonou, Benin.


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