Jonathan Corad Meier was born in Switzerland on July 13, 1992.
He grew up in Engelburg, near the city of St.Gallen and was raised bilingual due to his english/swiss heritage. He learned to play the violin, piano, guitar and how to sing at an early age.
J. C. Meier attended High School at Kantonsschule am Burggraben St.Gallen, where he wrote his first symphony as part of his final thesis. The symphony was performed in the City’s main concert hall by the “Musikfreunde St.Gallen” under the direction of Robert Jud, who was conductor at the time and J. C. Meier’s former music teacher.
After serving his time in the military he studied film at the HTW Chur, but quit after a year in order to enrol in an online music course at the Berklee College of Music.
J. C. Meier moved to Berlin in 2015, where produced his debut album “Trial & Error”, which was positively reviewed, but didn’t gain a lot of attention. He was also working as music teacher at the HTW Chur at the time.
in 2018 he moved back to Switzerland and released a series of singles with more commercial success shifting from pop to RnB. The song Savage, which he produced in collaboration with HVNDZ, gained over 100’000 views on youtube in the first three months and is his most successful song to date.
J. C. Meier scored the music to films, such as the Swiss Sitcom “Eine Z’vill”, the feature film “Zoe” and to commercials for Hertz, UBS and Migros.