Norwegian musicians born in 1960

Here are 6 famous musicians from Norway were born in 1960:

Jo Nesbø

Jo Nesbø (March 29, 1960 Oslo-) a.k.a. Jo Nesbo, Nesbø, Jo or Tom Johansen is a Norwegian crime writer, author, musician and novelist. His child is Selma Nesbø.

His albums include Karusellmusikk.

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Nils Petter Molvær

Nils Petter Molvær (September 18, 1960 Langevåg-) a.k.a. Nils Petter Molv r, NilsPetterMolvaer, Nils-Petter-Molvaer, Nils Petter Molvaer, Molvær, Nils Petter or NPM is a Norwegian trumpeter, musician, composer and record producer.

His albums: Khmer, Ligotage, Khmer: The Remixes, Solid Ether, Recoloured: The Remix Album, Streamer, Remakes, er, An American Compilation and Edy. Genres he performed: Jazz, Jazz fusion, Electronic music, Rock music, Nu jazz and Electronica.

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Morten Skaget

Morten Skaget (August 12, 1960 Trondheim-) also known as Morty Black is a Norwegian musician.

Genres: Hard rock and Glam metal.

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Lars Fredrik Beckstrøm

Lars Fredrik Beckstrøm (January 22, 1960-) also known as Beckstrøm or Beckstrøm, Lars Fredrik is a Norwegian , .

His albums: and . Genres: Pop music, Rock music, Progressive rock, Folk rock and Psychedelic pop.

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Torstein Flakne

Torstein Flakne (December 17, 1960 Trondheim-) is a Norwegian guitarist, singer and songwriter.

He is best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band Stage Dolls. Flakne formed Stage Dolls in 1982 with his childhood friend Terje Storli on bass and Erlend Antonsen on drums. The band became popular in Norway in the mid-1980s with their hits "Love Cries" and "Still in Love." They also gained a following in other parts of Europe and North America.

Aside from his work with Stage Dolls, Flakne has also released several solo albums and has collaborated with other artists. He has produced albums for other Norwegian bands such as TNT and Sporty. In 2016, Flakne was awarded the King's Medal of Merit for his contributions to Norwegian music.

Flakne began playing the guitar at the age of 13 and was influence by artists such as Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Led Zeppelin. Prior to forming Stage Dolls, he played in local rock bands in Trondheim. Flakne has also been involved in music education, teaching guitar workshops and courses at various institutions in Norway.

In addition to his music career, Flakne has also worked as a television personality and host, and has appeared on several Norwegian TV shows. He is also an avid motorcycle enthusiast and has participated in motorcycle rallies and races.

Despite the commercial success of Stage Dolls, Flakne has maintained a relatively low profile and is known for his modest and down-to-earth personality. He continues to write, record, and perform music both as a solo artist and with Stage Dolls, and remains an influential figure in the Norwegian music scene.

Flakne's contributions to Norwegian music have been recognized with numerous awards and accolades over the years. In addition to the King's Medal of Merit, he has won three Spellemannprisen awards (Norway's equivalent to the Grammy Awards) with Stage Dolls, as well as a Spellemannprisen award for his solo work. He has also been inducted into the Norwegian Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Flakne is known for his high-energy performances and catchy rock anthems, and his music has been described as a mix of classic rock, power pop, and glam metal. He writes and sings in both English and Norwegian, and his lyrics often deal with themes of love, relationships, and the ups and downs of life on the road.

Despite his success as a musician, Flakne remains passionate about guitar playing and continues to hone his craft. He has cited Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Eddie Van Halen as some of his biggest influences, and has worked to incorporate elements of their playing styles into his own music.

Flakne is married and has two children. He continues to tour and perform regularly, both in his native Norway and around the world, and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

In addition to his love for music and motorcycles, Torstein Flakne is also a dedicated philanthropist. He has been involved in several charity projects and initiatives over the years, including fundraising campaigns for cancer research and support for victims of domestic violence. Flakne has also been a vocal advocate for the protection and preservation of the environment, and has donated his time and resources to organizations working towards this cause. His commitment to social and environmental issues has earned him praise from fans and fellow musicians alike, and he continues to use his platform to raise awareness and effect positive change.

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Tore Brunborg

Tore Brunborg (May 20, 1960 Trondheim-) is a Norwegian musician.

His albums include , Lucid Grey, Gravity and Remembrance. His related genres: Jazz.

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