Billey Shamrock

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Billey Shamrock Gleissner (born January 31, 1964 in Solberga, Sweden) is an entertainer, singer, stand-up comedian, actor, composer and writer.[1]

Starting off with youth theatre, he formed his first rock band, The Naughty Fiddlers, in 1979 and later that year his first poems were published. In 1982 his first 7" was released – Super Swede/People. His first solo CD was Billey, released in 1995. The album Som om någonting har hänt (As if anything has happened) is from 2005.

As a full-time artist he has since 1990 been seen on Swedish national TV several times. 1993-1996 he participated in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar (staged by D. Kronlund) and 1998 in the musical Hair in Stockholm. Alone or with colleges he has toured Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Baltic countries. He is registered for 146 written lyrics/compositions. He is the vice president of the Society of professional troubadours of Sweden and a member of SKAP, Sweden's Composers of Popular music. In 2005 he was grand master of the Swedish edition of Jeopardy!

References[edit]

  1. ^ YTFR119: Billey Shamrock och Solberga förortskapell: Som om någonting har hänt, Yrkestrubadurernas förening, accessed 2010-05-23 (Swedish)