Shantel (Stefan Hantel) is a DJ and producer from Germany. He was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1968. After growing up in Frankfurt, he went to Paris to study graphic design. In 1991 he opened a club called Lissania Essay in the Frankfurt red light district. (There's also an female R&B singer named Shantel: http://www.myspace.com/shantelsvoice. The albums "Arize (It's Time To Shine)" and "It's Over Now" are by her.)
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