Sigvart Dagsland

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Sigvart Dagsland
Born (1963-10-18) 18 October 1963 (age 55)
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
GenresPop music
Occupation(s)Musician & composer
InstrumentsPiano & vocals
LabelsKirkelig Kulturverksted
Associated actsDagslands all-star-band
WebsiteOfficial website

Sigvart Dagsland (born 18 October 1963 in Stavanger, Norway) is a Norwegian singer, pianist and composer.[1]


Dagsland writes and performs in various genres, his more recent albums being pop-rock. He has recorded 18 albums and performs 30–50 concerts every year, and has sold over 450 000 copies of his records. He has been nominated to the Norwegian Spellemannsprisen three times in the pop genre, and was rewarded with Prøysenprisen in 2009.[1]

Dagsland grew up at Stokka, Stavanger in the southwestern part of Norway. He performed as a boy soprano in Stavanger Church Choir in the period 1975 to 1977 and as tenor in the Sentralkoret in 1978 to 1980. He holds a Master's degree in Law. In 2013 he did a series of Christmas concerts together with his wife Karoline Krüger, also resulting in the album Jul (2013).[2]


Dagsland is married to the musician Karoline Krüger, and together they have two daughters, Sophie (b. 1998) and Emma (b. 2002). He is also godfather of Emma Tallhula Behn, who is the daughter of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn.[2]


  • 1990: Spellemannprisen in the class Pop for the album Alt eg såg
  • 2009: "Prøysenprisen" for his long career as musical originator


Solo albums[edit]

(For peak charting positions, refer to website)

With Karoline Krüger
Year Album Peak positions
2013 Jul
(jointly with Karoline Krüger[2][5]


With Sissel Kyrkjebø
  • 1988: "Folket som danser" (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
With Karoline Krüger
  • 2004: "Ka e du redd for?" (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)


With Løgnaslaget
  • 1982: Klovnar uden sirkus (Plateselskapet)
  • 1983: Baklengs i livet (Plateselskapet)
With other projects
  • 1982: Dans med oss, Gud (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with various artists
  • 1985: Ankomst Utstein Kloster (with Rønnaug and others)
  • 1993: Den første julenatt (Arken)
  • 2002: Det skjedde i de dager (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Prinsesse Märtha Louise and Oslo Gospel Choir
  • 2011: Mitt lille land (Sony Music), with various artists
Film music


  1. ^ a b Bergan, Jon Vidar (2013-02-26). "Sigvart Dagsland Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  2. ^ a b c "Karoline Krüger og Sigvart Dagsland på Geilo" (in Norwegian). 2009-03-23. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  3. ^ "Sigvart Dagsland: Hymns". Kirkelig Kulturverksted. 2009-03-23. Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  4. ^ "Sigvart Dagsland Discography". Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  5. ^ Jul album page

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Dance with a Stranger
Recipient of the Pop Spellemannprisen
Succeeded by
Tre Små Kinesere