Blind from birth, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunipingu is a powerhouse of musical creativity. Geoffrey, or Gudjuk as he is also called, is from the Gumatj nation, his mother from the Galpu nation both First Nations peoples from North East Arnhemland.
Archibald Prize winner
Guy Maestri shares this wonderful portrait of Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu by winning the famed Archibald prize for portraiture.
For some time now I have heard this piece of music on the Qantas flights…. there was no mention of the artist… and finally today I find that it's Mr Yunupingu. I was able to download the music through Itunes….if you click on his name you will be able to hear one of the songs that touched my heart.