Norbert Kristóf

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Norbert Kristóf
Born (1980-09-23) 23 September 1980 (age 35)
Miskolc, Hungary
Genres Indie, sadcore, melancholia
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Years active 2004-present
Labels unsigned
The native form of this personal name is Kristóf Norbert. This article uses the Western name order.

Norbert Kristof (born 1980) is a Hungarian indie singer, songwriter and guitarist from Miskolc, Hungary. He has a unique and deep voice with a melancholic vibe.[1]


Norbert Kristof has been producing hauntingly beautiful folk-rock for almost a decade. Whether imbuing his songs with ethereal and soaring vocals or rocking out, Kristof is always an ingenious musical artist. His associated acts are "Sobieski", "American Mercury" and "Winter Tale Summer Cry".

Musical style and influences[edit]

In the early years Norbert listened to The Smashing Pumpkins, The Cure, Sonic Youth, Radiohead and Elliott Smith.[citation needed]



  • Jolana Galaxis 1982
  • Jolana Marina acoustic 1960
  • Suzuki acoustic 1976

Effect pedals[edit]


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  1. ^ Described by a fan: "Some songs are like as if I were swimming... going on and on, gliding over the water. Listening to it I feel there is no world outside, only the water, all around me. It is sad and i feel it is honest really. Like when at your show your eyes were closed all the time, as if you weren't present, and then sometimes i closed my eyes too, and I felt like that too, that I'm not there... I loved that. It's a bit like me, it's sad, but it lives... and I was listening to it on the bus, too, on the way home, because some songs are like when you have to take a step forward, have to go on... to be on the road without wanting to arrive.. you don't even know where - as there isn't much choice."[citation needed]