Sigvart Dagsland

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sigvart Dagsland
Born (1963-10-18) 18 October 1963 (age 51)
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Origin Norwegian
Genres Pop music
Occupation(s) Musician & composer
Instruments Piano & vocals
Labels Kirkelig Kulturverksted
Associated acts Dagslands all-star-band
Website Official website

Sigvart Dagsland (born 18 October 1963 in Stavanger, Norway) is a Norwegian singer, pianist and composer.[1]

Career[edit]

Dagsland writes and performs in various genres, his more recent albums being pop-rock. He has recorded 18 albums and performs 30–50 concerts every year, and has sold over 450 000 copies of his records. He has been nominated to the Norwegian Spellemannsprisen three times in the pop genre, and was rewarded with Prøysenprisen in 2009.[1]

Dagsland grew up at Stokka, Stavanger in the southwestern part of Norway. He performed as a boy soprano in Stavanger Church Choir in the period 1975 to 1977 and as tenor in the Sentralkoret in 1978 to 1980. He holds a Master's degree in Law. In 2013 he did a series of Christmas concerts together with his wife Karoline Krüger, also resulting in the album Jul (2013).[2]

Personal[edit]

Dagsland is married to the musician Karoline Krüger, and together they have two daughters, Sophie (b. 1998) and Emma (b. 2002). He is also godfather of Emma Tallhula Behn, who is the daughter of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn.[2]

Honors[edit]

  • 1990: Spellemannprisen in the class Pop for the album Alt eg såg
  • 2009: "Prøysenprisen" for his long career as musical originator

Discography[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

(For peak charting positions, refer to website)

With Karoline Krüger
Year Album Peak positions
NOR
2013 Jul
(jointly with Karoline Krüger[2][5]
3

Singles[edit]

With Sissel Kyrkjebø
  • 1988: "Folket som danser" (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
With Karoline Krüger
  • 2004: "Ka e du redd for?" (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)

Collaborations[edit]

With Løgnaslaget
  • 1982: Klovnar uden sirkus (Plateselskapet)
  • 1983: Baklengs i livet (Plateselskapet)
With other projects
  • 1982: Dans med oss, Gud (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with various artists
  • 1985: Ankomst Utstein Kloster (with Rønnaug and others)
  • 1993: Den første julenatt (Arken)
  • 2002: Det skjedde i de dager (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Prinsesse Märtha Louise and Oslo Gospel Choir
  • 2011: Mitt lille land (Sony Music), with various artists
Film music

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bergan, Jon Vidar (2013-02-26). "Sigvart Dagsland Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  2. ^ a b c "Karoline Krüger og Sigvart Dagsland på Geilo" (in Norweigian). Epostavisen.no. 2009-03-23. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Sigvart Dagsland: Hymns". Kirkelig Kulturverksted. 2009-03-23. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Sigvart Dagsland Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-10-19. 
  5. ^ NorwegianCharts.com Jul album page

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Dance with a Stranger
Recipient of the Pop Spellemannprisen
1990
Succeeded by
Tre Små Kinesere