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Björgvin Halldórsson

Björgvin Halldórsson
Birth name Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson
Also known as Bo Halldorsson
Born 16 April 1951
Origin Iceland
Occupation(s) Singer

Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson (Alternate names: Bo Halldorsson, Björgvin Halldórsson or Bo Hall) (born 16 April 1951) is an Icelandic pop singer from Hafnarfjörður. He represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995 with the song Núna (English: Now), ranked 15th place with 31 points.

Björgvin performed amongst others with Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir[1] and released several solo albums.

He took part in several TV shows.[2]

Contents

  • Life 1
  • Discography 2
    • Albums 2.1
    • Singles 2.2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • External links 5

Life

Björgvin Halldórsson was born on 16 April 1951. His daughter Svala is a pop singer.[2]

Discography

Albums

This is a selective list of albums by Björgvin.[3]

  • Þó líði ár og öld (1969)
  • Ég syng fyrir þig (1978)
  • Jólagestir (1987)
  • Allir fá þá eitthvað fallegt (1989)
  • Jólagestir 2 (1989)
  • Yrkjum Ísland (smáskífa) (1994)
  • Þó líði ár og öld (1994)
  • Núna / If it's gonna end in heartache (1995)
  • Núna (1995)
  • Jólagestir 3 (1995)
  • Alla leið heim (1997)
  • Bestu jólalög Björgvins (1999)
  • Um jólin (2000)
  • Á hverju kvöldi (2000)
  • Eftirlýstur (2001)
  • Ég tala um þig (2002)
  • Brúðarskórnir (2003)
  • Duet (2003)
  • Manstu það (smáskífa) (2005)
  • Ár og öld (2005)
  • Björgvin ásamt Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands & gestum (2006)
  • Björgvin (2006)
  • Jólagestir 4 (2007)
  • Jólagestir Björgvins í Höllinni 2008 (2008)
  • Duet II / Duet II (Deluxe) (2010)
  • Gullvagninn (2011)
  • Duet 3 (2013) (with Jón Jónsson)

Singles

(Selective)

  • "Núna" / "If It's Gonna End in Heartache" (1995)
  • "Ást er æði" (2013)
  • "Kæri vinur" (duo with Jón Jónsson) (2014)

References

  1. ^ www.tonlist.is Björgvin Halldórsson (Icelandic) Accessed August 6, 2008
  2. ^ a b Björgvin Halldórsson at the Internet Movie Database Accessed August 7, 2008
  3. ^ Björgvin Halldórsson » Plötur www.tonlist.is (Icelandic) Accessed August 6, 2008

Further reading

  • Gisli Runar Jonsson: Bo & Co, Reykjavík, (2001), ISBN 978-9979-1-0433-9 (Icelandic)

External links

  • Björgvin Halldórsson at the Internet Movie Database
  • Interview on the German radiostation "Radio 700" April 2007 (German) partly
  • Interview on the German radiostation "Radio 700" Winter 2007 (German) partly
  • www.tonlist.com, biography of Björgvin Halldórsson
Preceded by
Sigga
with "Nætur"
Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1995
Succeeded by
Anna Mjöll
with "Sjúbídú"
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