Åsa Jinder

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Åsa Jinder
Åsa Jinder in 2015.jpg
Åsa Jinder in 2015
Background information
Born (1963-10-09) 9 October 1963 (age 53)
Danderyd, Sweden
Genres folk
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, songwriter
Instruments Nyckelharpa

Åsa Tindra Jinder Otter (born 9 October 1963[1] in Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden) is a Swedish nyckelharpa player, composer, producer, songwriter, author and lecturer. She has scored album chart successes in Sweden.[2]

Since 2006 she has lived in Acktjära outside Bollnäs, Hälsingland, together with her husband Jonas Otter.

In 1979 she was the youngest person ever to be awarded the title of Riksspelman or National Folk Musician. In 1995 Jinder and vocalist Gunnhild Tvinnereim joined Norwegian/Irish instrumental duo Secret Garden as they won the Eurovision Song Contest with "Nocturne".

Her daughter Little Jinder is a singer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.birthday.se/sok/?f=%c5sa&l=Jinder
  2. ^ "Åsa Jinder". Swedishcharts. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

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