Jan Groth

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Jan Groth performing in 2011

Jan Leonard Groth (25 February 1946 – 27 August 2014) was a Norwegian musician. He was active from the early 1970s onwards. He was a member of the progressive rock band Aunt Mary, where he was lead singer and keyboardist. He later moved on to Christian rock, where he most notably sang rock versions of many preacher singer's songs. He was also a member of the band Just 4 Fun. At the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest, Just 4 Fun represented Norway and played the song "Mrs. Thompson".

Groth was born in Greåker. He grew up in a Pentecostal family.

Groth died after a year long battle with cancer on 27 August 2014. He was 68.[1]

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  1. "Sangeren Jan Groth er død". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). 27 August 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014.

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