Björgvin Halldórsson

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is properly referred to by the given name Björgvin.
Björgvin Halldórsson
Birth name Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson
Also known as Bo Halldorsson
Born 16 April 1951
Origin Iceland
Occupation(s) Singer

Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson (Alternate names: Bo Halldorsson, Björgvin Halldórsson or Bo Hall) (born 16 April 1951) is an Icelandic pop singer from Hafnarfjörður. He represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995 with the song Núna (English: Now), ranked 15th place with 31 points.

Björgvin performed amongst others with Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir[1] and released several solo albums.

He took part in several TV shows.[2]

Life[edit]

Björgvin Halldórsson was born on 16 April 1951. His daughter Svala is a pop singer.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

This is a selective list of albums by Björgvin.[3]

  • Þó líði ár og öld (1969)
  • Ég syng fyrir þig (1978)
  • Jólagestir (1987)
  • Allir fá þá eitthvað fallegt (1989)
  • Jólagestir 2 (1989)
  • Yrkjum Ísland (smáskífa) (1994)
  • Þó líði ár og öld (1994)
  • Núna / If it's gonna end in heartache (1995)
  • Núna (1995)
  • Jólagestir 3 (1995)
  • Alla leið heim (1997)
  • Bestu jólalög Björgvins (1999)
  • Um jólin (2000)
  • Á hverju kvöldi (2000)
  • Eftirlýstur (2001)
  • Ég tala um þig (2002)
  • Brúðarskórnir (2003)
  • Duet (2003)
  • Manstu það (smáskífa) (2005)
  • Ár og öld (2005)
  • Björgvin ásamt Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands & gestum (2006)
  • Björgvin (2006)
  • Jólagestir 4 (2007)
  • Jólagestir Björgvins í Höllinni 2008 (2008)
  • Duet II / Duet II (Deluxe) (2010)
  • Gullvagninn (2011)
  • Duet 3 (2013) (with Jón Jónsson)

Singles[edit]

(Selective)

  • "Núna" / "If It's Gonna End in Heartache" (1995)
  • "Ást er æði" (2013)
  • "Kæri vinur" (duo with Jón Jónsson) (2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.tonlist.is Björgvin Halldórsson (Icelandic) Accessed August 6, 2008
  2. ^ a b Björgvin Halldórsson at the Internet Movie Database Accessed August 7, 2008
  3. ^ Björgvin Halldórsson » Plötur www.tonlist.is (Icelandic) Accessed August 6, 2008

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External links[edit]

Preceded by
Sigga
with "Nætur"
Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1995
Succeeded by
Anna Mjöll
with "Sjúbídú"