Carina Jaarnek

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Carina Jaarnek
Carina Jaarnek 2013.jpg
Jaarnek performing in Vaxholm in July 2013
Background information
Birth nameKina Jaarnek
Born(1962-12-26)26 December 1962
Säbrå, Ångermanland, Sweden
Died16 January 2016(2016-01-16) (aged 53)
Stockholm, Sweden
GenresDansband, soul
Occupation(s)Singer
Associated actsCarina Jaarneks orkester

Eva Carina Kvistborg Jaarnek (26 December 1962 – 16 January 2016), better known as Carina Jaarnek, was a Swedish singer. She was a member of several dansbands during the 1970s and 1980s, most notably Carina Jaarneks orkester. She recorded many songs with Elvis Presley artists.

Jaarnek was born in Säbrå, Ångermanland. She was married to her manager Niels Kvist Borg and had two daughters. Her sister, Towe, is also a singer.

Jarrnek died from a brain haemorrhage on 16 January 2016 in Stockholm, aged 53.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dansbandsdrottningen Carina Jaarnek död". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). 17 January 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2016.