Jan Høiland

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Jan Høiland
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Jan Høiland performs at the 2007 Festival of North Norway
Background information
Born(1939-02-06)6 February 1939
Stavanger, Norway
Died7 June 2017(2017-06-07) (aged 78)
Genrespopular music, schlager
Years active1957 (1957)-2017 (2017)

Jan Høiland (6 February 1939 – 7 June 2017) was a Norwegian singer. He was born in Stavanger, Norway. He was known for his version of the song "Tio tusen röda rosor" by Thore Skogman. It was the biggest hit for Høiland. Accompanied by Finn Våland on piano, he made his debut at Cafe Inger in Stavanger in 1957, followed by his record debut "Det vil komme av seg selv"/"Dormi-dormi-dormi" (1958), on Columbia. These were Norwegian 78 records.

Høiland died on 7 June 2017 in Harstad, Norway at the age of 78.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jan Høiland er død (in Norwegian)

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