Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
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Glen Hansard (born on April 21, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland) is the Irish singer and guitarist from the band The Frames. Markéta Irglová is the Czech young pianist who plays and sings with Glen. They recorded and jammed out a bunch of songs and ideas by the title "The Swell Season" together with Marja Tuhkanen from Finland on violin and Bertrand Galen from France on cello (both from the Irish band Interfearence). Some of these songs have appeared in the Irish film "Once" and in the Czech film "Beauty in trouble". One of the songs they wrote together for the film ("Falling Slowly") received an Oscar nomination in January 2008, for which they won the award on February 24, 2008.