Britt Synnøve Johansen

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Britt Synnøve Johansen

Britt Synnøve Johansen (Haugesund, Rogaland, Norway 1970) is a Norwegian female singer.[1] She started by singing in a choir for 7 years. She participated in a talent contest for new singers and got to the final. In 1989, she won the Melodi Grand Prix performing the song "Venners nærhet". Despite finishing 17th in the Eurovision Song Contest, she didn't finished her musical career. She participated in several shows like that in the Rogaland theater. She also performed in theatrical shows like Schrooge – en julefortelling.

In 2001, Synnøve recorded versions of Edith Piaf's songs in Paris and appeared in many shows of Piaf's cabaret, which had 15,000 spectators. Between 2003-2004 she appeared as Eponine in the musical Les Misérables, in Bømlo in Hordaland.

She is married to Jan Zahl, brother of Geir Zahl from Kaizers Orchestra.

In 2010 she released an album of Norwegian tangos, titled "Skyt meg med tre roser", produced by Janove Ottesen from Kaizers Orchestra.

Discography[edit]

  • God morgen - 1990
  • Mot himmlen i Paris – Piaf på norsk- 2002 (she sings Édith Piaf´s songs in Norwegian)
  • Skyt meg med tre roser - 2010

References[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Karoline Krüger
with "For vår jord"
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
1989
Succeeded by
Ketil Stokkan
with "Brandenburger Tor"