A Brief History Singer, writer, performer, poet, composer, artist. His musical career has been "something like Alice in wonderland". John not only writes his own music and lyrics, but also has a talent for art and literature. In particular, he has illustrated his books, posters and CD covers. His work shows a sense of contemplation and stillness combined with a comical inclination of the surreal.He has a deep understanding of the spirit of myth, fable, and folklore. Of his music, John says, "I try not to trap my music in any style since this can be very dangerous.