|Born||18 October 1963|
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
|Associated acts||Dagslands All Star Band|
Sigvart Dagsland (born 18 October 1963) is a Norwegian singer, pianist, and composer.
Dagsland writes and performs in various genres, his more recent albums being pop-rock. He has recorded 18 albums and performs 30–50 concerts every year, and has sold over 450 000 copies of his records. He has been nominated to the Norwegian Spellemannsprisen three times in the pop genre, and was rewarded with Prøysenprisen in 2009.
Dagsland was born in Stavanger in the southwestern part of Norway, and grew up in the Stokka district. He performed as a boy soprano in Stavanger Church Choir in the period 1975 to 1977 and as tenor in the Sentralkoret in 1978 to 1980. He holds a Master's degree in Law. In 2013 he did a series of Christmas concerts together with his wife Karoline Krüger, also resulting in the album Jul (2013).
Dagsland is married to the musician Karoline Krüger, and together they have two daughters, Sophie (b. 1998) and Emma (b. 2002). He is also godfather of Emma Tallhula Behn, who is the daughter of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn.
With Karoline Krüger
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(jointly with Karoline Krüger
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Dance with a Stranger
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