Nora Brockstedt

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Nora Brockstedt (August 2007)

Nora Brockstedt (born January 20, 1923 in Oslo ; † November 5, 2015 there ) was a Norwegian singer and entertainer .

She entered the music stage for the first time at the age of twenty and had some radio hits in the 1950s, including “En liten pike i lave sko”, “Augustin” and “Tango for to”. As the winner of the Melodi Grand Prix 1960 , she was Norway's first ever entry to take part in the 1960 Eurovision Song Contest in London . Her hit Voi-voi reached fourth place. A year later she won the preselection again and reached seventh place at the Grand Prix Eurovision in Cannes in 1961 with the ballad Sommer i Palma .

From the 1960s she was increasingly active as a singer in the field of jazz . She worked with the group Fire Fyrer around Espen Rud and Torbjørn Sunde ( Prøysen goes jazz , 2012). In 1983 Brockstedt received the Norwegian Gammlengprisen for her musical lifetime achievement.

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  1. Nora Brockstedt er død
  2. ^ Norway 1960 at
  3. ^ Norway 1961 at
  4. ^ Prøysen goes jazz (NRK jazz)