Björgvin Halldórsson

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Björgvin Halldórsson
Birth name Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson
Also known as Bo Halldorsson
Born (1951-04-16) 16 April 1951 (age 66)
Hafnarfjörður, 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 with Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir,[1] amongst others, and released several solo albums.

Björgvin took part in several TV shows.[2]

Life[edit]

Björgvin was born on 16 April 1951. His daughter Svala is a pop singer,[2] and was Iceland's representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

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 Archived June 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. (in Icelandic) Accessed August 6, 2008
  2. ^ a b Björgvin Halldórsson on IMDb Accessed August 7, 2008
  3. ^ Björgvin Halldórsson » Plötur Archived June 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. www.tonlist.is (in Icelandic) Accessed August 6, 2008

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

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