Geirr Lystrup

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Geirr Lystrup
Born (1949-03-22) 22 March 1949 (age 72)
Vinje, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Occupationsinger, poet, playwright and children's writer
RelativesErik Hillestad (brother-in-law)[1]
Awards

Geirr Lystrup (born 22 March 1949) is a Norwegian singer, poet, playwright and children's writer. He was born in Vinje. His debut album was Ti på taket og Måltrostblues from 1972. His album Songen om kjærligheta from 1981 (a cooperation with Det Norske Kammerkor) was awarded Spellemannprisen. He was awarded Prøysenprisen in 1987. He has played with the music group Godtfolk, and their first album Egg og Champagne from 1988 was awarded Spellemannprisen. Among his plays is Brakar og Joanna, staged at Riksteatret at its 50th anniversary in 1999.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nedland, Sigbjørn. "Geirr Lystrup". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
  2. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Geirr Lystrup". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 8 September 2012.