Poet and singer Lucien Zell was born in California, dropped out of Theater school, and has travelled in Europe for the past nine years. He is the proud father of three children: Eden, Julian, and Jakub. His first collection of poetry, The Sad Cliffs of Light, was published in Prague by the Czech publisher, Dharmagaia, in the Fall of 1999 and a Czech translation was released in the winter of 2001. He is also a singer and is currently set to release his first album. Lucien performed along with musical accompaniment.