Viktoria Tolstoy

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Viktoria Tolstoy
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Tolstoy at the St. Ingbert jazz festival, 2009
Background information
Birth nameLouise Viktoria Kjellberg
Born (1974-07-29) 29 July 1974 (age 45)
Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Singer
LabelsBlue Note, ACT
Websitewww.viktoriatolstoy.com
Viktoria Tolstoy in Aarhus, Denmark 2014

Louise Viktoria Tolstoy (born Louise Viktoria Kjellberg, 29 July 1974 in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden) is a Swedish jazz singer of Russian ancestry. She is the daughter of Erik Kjellberg and the great-great-granddaughter of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.[1][2] Tolstoy was a housemate in season one of the television series Big Brother in 2000.

She was married to designer Per Holknekt from 2001 until they divorced in March 2008.[3]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • 1994 – Smile, Love and Spice (Sittel)
  • 1996 – För Älskad
  • 1997 – White Russian (Blue Note)
  • 2002 – Blame It on My Youth (Blue Note)
  • 2004 – Shining on You (ACT)
  • 2005 – My Swedish Heart (ACT)
  • 2006 – Pictures of Me (ACT)
  • 2008 – My Russian Soul (ACT)
  • 2011 – Letters to Herbie (ACT)
  • 2013 – A Moment of Now with Jacob Karlzon
  • 2017 – Meet Me at the Movies (ACT) with Iiro Rantala

As guest[edit]

With Nils Landgren

  • 2002 – Sentimental Journey
  • 2004 – Funky ABBA

With others

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viktoria Tolstoy — Official site
  2. ^ All That Swedish Jazz
  3. ^ "Per Holknekt och Viktoria Tolstoy skiljer sig". Expressen. Retrieved 20 June 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Viktoria Tolstoy at Wikimedia Commons