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16 September 2011
12/2011
Commemorative Issue

September 16th 2011- Norwegian popular music III

Norway
Female Artists

Wenche Myhre  

Wenche Myhre

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Wenche Myhre (b. 1947) had her first big hit in 1962 with Katta var. She took part in the Norwegian heats for the Eurovision Song Contest in 1964 with La meg v?re ung. Though only third in the heats, this song was clearly the real winner and became a huge hit. Wenche Myhre soon won international acclaim. She had the honour of representing Germany in the ESC in London in 1968 and started singing with well-known Swedish entertainer Povel Ramel the same year. She has always been very popular in Norway. Our feet still start tapping when we hear Vi lever! and Nar jeg blir seksogseksti, both released in 1982.

Inger Lise Rypdal  

Inger Lise Rypdal

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Inger Lise Rypdal (b. 1949) started her career at Club 7 in Oslo in 1968. Her two classic songs, Romeo og Julie and Fru Johnsen, were released the same year. Both reached the top of the Norwegian hit lists and are regarded today as milestones in Norwegian pop history. In 1974 she enjoyed success with Benny Borg

Mari Boine  

Mari Boine

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Mari Boine (b. 1956) released her first album, Jaskatvuo?a Ma??a, in 1985. Here she calls into question the L?stadian Christian movement amid which she grew up and the discrimination of the Sami minority in Norway. In 1989 she had her great breakthrough with her album Gula Gula. Her music is modern in expression and combines the use of electrical instruments with traditional elements of Sami folk music.

Sissel Kyrkjebo  

Sissel Kyrkjebo

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Sissel Kyrkjebo (b. 1969) won her first talent contest at the age of eleven. Three years later she took part in a children

Technical Information

NK: 1794-1797
Date of issue: 16 September 2011
Values and subjects:
A-domestic: Wenche Myhre Stage: F. Arff Portrait: Unknown / Vega Forlag
A-domestic: Inger Lise Rypdal Stage: F. Arff Portrait: Scanpix
A-domestic: Mari Boine Stage: E. Aas / Scanpix Portrait: R. Vikstrom / Scanpix
A-domestic: Sissel Kyrkjebo Stage: T. A. Kolstad / Aftenposten Portrait: S. Evald
Design: Jorn O. Jontvedt , Making Waves
Method of printing: Offset
Printing house: Joh. Enschede Security Print
copyright notice: The source of the text and the images is Norway Post.
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