Norwegian musicians died at 36

Here are 2 famous musicians from Norway died at 36:

Niels Onstad

Niels Onstad (April 5, 2015 Oslo-June 17, 1978 Oslo) was a Norwegian art collector and businessperson.

Together with his wife, Onstad built one of the largest private art collections in Europe, which is now housed at the Henie-Onstad Art Centre, an art museum that they founded in 1968 in Bærum, Norway. Onstad was also a successful businessman who co-founded the Norwegian retail chain, Nille. He was known for his passion for art and his commitment to promoting contemporary art and artists. Onstad was awarded the King's Medal of Merit in gold in 1978 for his contributions to the arts and culture in Norway.

Born into a wealthy family, Niels Onstad was able to pursue his love of art from an early age. He studied art history and aesthetics at the University of Oslo and later traveled extensively throughout Europe to study art, building his knowledge and his collection. He married his wife, Nina Sundbye, in 1954, and the two of them shared a passion for art and culture.

In addition to his work as an art collector and patron, Onstad was a successful entrepreneur. He co-founded the popular Norwegian retail chain, Nille, in the early 1960s, which became a major success in the country. Onstad used his business acumen to help fund his art collection and the establishment of the Henie-Onstad Art Centre.

Onstad was known for his dedication to contemporary art and artists. He believed that contemporary art was important for society and should be easily accessible to the public. He played an instrumental role in the establishment of the Henie-Onstad Art Centre, which features both Norwegian and international contemporary art exhibitions. The Henie-Onstad Art Centre has become one of Norway's most important cultural institutions, and the Onstad collection is a major attraction for visitors from around the world.

Niels Onstad's legacy has continued long after his death, and the Henie-Onstad Art Centre remains a leading cultural institution in Norway. His passion for art and his contributions to Norwegian culture will continue to be celebrated for many years to come.

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Joachim Nielsen

Joachim Nielsen (September 8, 1964 Oslo-October 17, 2000 Oslo) also known as Nielsen, Joachim, Joachim Nilsen or Jokke was a Norwegian musician and poet.

Related albums: Nykter. His related genres: Rock music.

He died caused by drug overdose.

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