Sigvart Dagsland

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Sigvart Dagsland
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Background information
Born (1963-10-18) 18 October 1963 (age 56)
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Piano, vocals
Labels Kirkelig Kulturverksted
Associated actsDagslands All Star Band
Website Official website

Sigvart Dagsland (born 18 October 1963) is a Norwegian singer, pianist, and composer. [1]

Contents

Career

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. [1]

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). [2]

Personal

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. [2]

Honors

Discography

Solo albums

With Karoline Krüger

YearAlbumPeak positions
NOR
2013Jul
(jointly with Karoline Krüger [2] [5]
3

Singles

With Sissel Kyrkjebø
With Karoline Krüger

Collaborations

With Løgnaslaget
With other projects
Film music

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References

  1. 1 2 Bergan, Jon Vidar (2013-02-26). "Sigvart Dagsland Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget . Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  2. 1 2 3 "Karoline Krüger og Sigvart Dagsland på Geilo" (in Norwegian). Epostavisen.no. 2009-03-23. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  3. "Sigvart Dagsland: Hymns". Kirkelig Kulturverksted. 2009-03-23. Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  4. "Sigvart Dagsland Discography". Discogs.com . Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  5. NorwegianCharts.com Jul album page
Awards
Preceded by
Dance with a Stranger
Recipient of the Pop Spellemannprisen
1990
Succeeded by
Tre Små Kinesere