Manu Delago, an Austrian hang player, percussionist, and composer, was born 31 July 1984 in London. Manu Delago was a Tyrol native who learned music as a child, starting with piano and accordion lessons. He was a drummer in various rock bands as a teenager. He began to play the Hang in 2003. It became his main instrument. After graduating in classical percussion from Innsbruck’s Mozarteum, Delago went to London to study jazz drums at The Guildhall School of Music.