Alf Cranner

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Alf Cranner
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Alf Cranner in 1965
Born(1936-10-25)25 October 1936
Died3 March 2020(2020-03-03) (aged 83)
Nationality Norway Norwegian
OccupationSinger, composer, guitarist

Alf Cranner (25 October 1936 – 3 March 2020) was a major Norwegian folk singer, lyricist and painter. He was an important person for the Norwegian folk music wave of the 1960s.[1][2] He was known for several popular folk music versions and beautiful folk tunes, including these: Å, den som var en løvetann. The folk song Din tanke er fri, is Cranner translation of the German Die Gedanken sind frei.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography - Store Norske Leksikon". (in Norwegian)
  2. "Biography - fra Norsk Pop & Rock Leksikon gjengitt i MIC.no". (in Norwegian)