Cæcilie Norby

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Cæcilie Norby
Performing in Warszawa, August 2011
Performing in Warszawa, August 2011
Background information
Born(1964-09-09)September 9, 1964
Frederiksberg, Denmark
GenresJazz, pop, rock
Years active1985–present
LabelsBlue Note, Enja, ACT
Associated actsFrontline, One-Two
Cæcilie Norby

Cæcilie Norby (born 9 September 1964) is a Danish jazz and rock singer.

She was born in Frederiksberg, Denmark, into a musical family. Her father, Erik Norby, is classical composer and her mother, Solveig Lumholt, is an opera singer. She was a founding member of the band Street Beat in 1982. For two years, she was a member of the jazz-rock band Frontline. From 1985–1993, she worked with singer Nina Forsberg in the rock band One-Two. During the 1990s, she turned to jazz and released her first solo album.[1]


  • 1985: Ben Webster Prize
  • 1996: Best Recording Album in Japan
  • 1997: Simon Spies Soloist Prize
  • 2000: Wilhelm Hansen Music Prize
  • 2010: IFPI's Honorary Award


With Frontline

  • 1985: Frontline
  • 1986: Frontlife

With One Two

  • 1986: One Two
  • 1990: Hvide Løgne
  • 1993: Getting Better
Solo studio albums
Year Album Peak positions
1995 Cæcilie Norby  –
1996 My Corner of the Sky  –
1999 Queen of Bad Excuses  –
2002 First Conversation 2
2005 Slow Fruit 20
2010 Arabesque 23
2013 Silent Ways 27
2015 Just The Two Of Us
with Lars Danielsson
Solo live albums
Year Album Peak positions
2004 London/Paris 11
Solo compilation albums
Year Album Peak positions
2007 I Had a Ball - Greatest & More  –


  1. ^ Buchman-Moller, Frank (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 161. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
  2. ^ a b c "Cæcilie Norby discography". danishcharts.dk. Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 May 2013.

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