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.
- Nora Brockstedt er død
- Norway 1960 at eurovision.tv
- Norway 1961 at eurovision.de
- Prøysen goes jazz (NRK jazz)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Norwegian singer and entertainer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 20, 1923|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Oslo|
|DATE OF DEATH||5th November 2015|
|Place of death||Oslo|