Norwegian musicians born in 1979

Here are 14 famous musicians from Norway were born in 1979:

Thomas Dybdahl

Thomas Dybdahl (April 12, 1979 Sandnes-) also known as Thomas Dybedahl, Thomas Dyhdahl, Thomas Dybdhal or Dybdahl, Thomas is a Norwegian singer-songwriter, musician and film score composer.

His discography includes: Rain Down on Me, Bird, John Wayne EP, Stray Dogs, One Day You'll Dance for Me, New York City, That Great October Sound, Science, En samling, Waiting for That One Clear Moment and .

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Mathias Eick

Mathias Eick (June 26, 1979 Furnes, Norway-) also known as Eick, Mathias is a Norwegian composer.

Related albums: The Door, and I Concentrate on You. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Marcus Paus

Marcus Paus (October 14, 1979-) is a Norwegian , .

Marcus Paus (October 14, 1979-) is a Norwegian composer known for his classical and contemporary works. Paus studied musicology and composition at the University of Oslo and graduated with a PhD in composition in 2008. He has composed works for a variety of ensembles and soloists, including orchestra, choir, and chamber music. Some of his most notable works include his opera "The Stolen Lump", the oratorio "Requiem", and his string quartet "Lamento". In addition to his work as a composer, Paus is also an avid writer and has written articles and essays on musicology and composition. He currently resides in Oslo, where he continues to compose and teach composition at the Barratt Due Institute of Music.

Paus has been commissioned to write music for several prominent arts institutions, including the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his work, including the Lindeman Prize and the Arne Nordheim Prize. In 2013, Paus was appointed Composer in Residence for the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and in 2018, he was named one of Norway's "Top 50 cultural personalities" by the newspaper Klassekampen. Paus is also known for his collaborations with other artists, including visual artists, writers, and choreographers. Despite being a prolific composer, Paus has expressed concern about the future of classical music and the need to find new approaches to engage audiences.

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Anita Auglend

Anita Auglend (January 24, 1979-) is a Norwegian , .

Genres: Gothic metal.

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Christer-André Cederberg

Christer-André Cederberg (May 22, 1979-) a.k.a. Christer Cederberg is a Norwegian music producer, musician and audio engineer.

He is best known for his work as a producer and collaborator with Norwegian songwriter, musician and producer Thomas Hansen, also known as Saint Thomas. Together, they produced Saint Thomas' critically acclaimed albums "Chinatown" and "Let's Grow Together".

Cederberg began his career in music as a bass player and songwriter in the Norwegian band Animal Alpha. He later founded the band Minor Majority, in which he played guitar and produced their first album "Walking Home from Nicole's".

Aside from his work with Saint Thomas and Minor Majority, Cederberg has also worked with a number of other Norwegian artists, including Ane Brun, Maria Mena, and Lene Marlin. He has received several Spellemannprisen awards, which is the Norwegian equivalent of the Grammy Awards, for his work as a producer and engineer.

In addition to his work as a music producer and musician, Christer Cederberg has also worked in the film and television industry. He has composed music for several Norwegian films, such as "Tomme Tønner" and "Gymnaslærer Pedersen", as well as for the popular TV series "Skam". Cederberg has also worked as an audio engineer for commercials and video games, including the popular game "Hitman: Absolution".

Outside of his music and audio work, Christer Cederberg is known for his interest in technology and entrepreneurship. He co-founded the music tech company ftrack, which offers a cloud-based platform for creative teams to collaborate on projects.

Cederberg continues to be an influential figure in the Norwegian music industry, and his collaborations with a variety of artists have helped shape the sound of contemporary Norwegian music.

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Hanne Hukkelberg

Hanne Hukkelberg (April 17, 1979 Kongsberg-) otherwise known as Hukkelberg, Hanne is a Norwegian singer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Little Things, Cast Anchor, Rykestrasse 68, Blood From a Stone and Featherbrain. Genres: Art rock, Independent music, Experimental music and Pop music.

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Maria Haukaas Storeng

Maria Haukaas Storeng (August 3, 1979 Finnsnes-) also known as Storeng, Maria Haukaas is a Norwegian actor and singer.

Her most well known albums: Breathing.

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Heidi Skjerve

Heidi Skjerve (July 24, 1979 Rennebu-) is a Norwegian singer and composer.

Her albums include Vegen Åt Deg. Genres related to her: Jazz.

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Sailorine (October 19, 1979-) is a Norwegian , .

Her discography includes: Tea Leaves. Genres she performed: Folk music, Alternative country and Roots rock.

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Haddy N'Jie

Haddy N'Jie (June 25, 1979 Norway-) also known as N'Jie, Haddy is a Norwegian , .

His albums: White Lies.

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Hanne Sørvaag

Hanne Sørvaag (December 27, 1979 Norway-) a.k.a. Paris is a Norwegian songwriter and singer.

Related albums: All Is Forgiven.

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Stian Westerhus

Stian Westerhus (April 2, 1979 Steinkjer-) a.k.a. Westerhus, Stian is a Norwegian composer and musician.

His most well known albums: Pitch Black Star Spangled, The Matriarch and the Wrong Kind of Flowers and . Genres: Jazz.

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Samsaya (November 3, 1979 Hamirpur-) a.k.a. Sampda Sharma or Samsaya Sampda Sharma is a Norwegian singer and actor.

Her albums include ADHD Love Me Not, Jaywalking (Remixes), Stereotype, Samsaya and Shedding Skin.

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Kenneth Kapstad

Kenneth Kapstad (April 20, 1979 Løkken Verk-) also known as Kapstad, Kenneth is a Norwegian musician and composer.

He is best known for his work as a drummer for various bands, including Motorpsycho, Monolithic, and Spidergawd. Kapstad began playing drums at a young age and quickly developed a passion for rock and heavy metal music.

In addition to his drumming career, Kapstad is also an accomplished composer and has created music for film and television. He has collaborated with several artists and musicians, including Mattias Eklundh, Børge Fjordheim and Bent Sæther.

Kapstad has received critical acclaim for his musical prowess and has been praised for his technical ability and versatility as a drummer. He continues to tour and record with various bands and is regarded as one of Norway's top drummers.

Kapstad's musical journey began when he received a drum kit from his parents at the age of 7. He started gigging with local bands in his hometown and eventually moved to Trondheim to study music. Kapstad's breakthrough came when he joined the progressive rock band Motorpsycho in 2006 as their new drummer. With his addition to the band, they explored a more dynamic and experimental sound.

In 2009, Kapstad formed the band Monolithic with fellow Norwegian musicians Kjetil Husebø on guitar and Karl Høe-Heie on bass. The band's music was heavily influenced by avant-garde and jazz, and they released their self-titled debut album in 2011. The album received favorable reviews and brought Kapstad to the forefront of the Norwegian music scene.

In 2013, Kapstad joined forces with Per Borten, the guitarist/vocalist of the band Cadillac, to form Spidergawd. The band quickly gained a reputation for their high-energy live shows and blend of garage rock, punk, and psychedelic influences. To date, the band has released six albums and has become a sought-after act on the European festival circuit.

In addition to his work in these bands, Kapstad has also released several solo albums, showcasing his skills as a composer and performer. He has also collaborated with other Norwegian artists, such as guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen and bassist Ellen Andrea Wang.

Kapstad continues to push the boundaries of his craft and inspire other musicians with his technical ability and musical creativity.

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