Alexander Rybak participates on tribute-album for Torbjørn Egner. Release nov.16th 2012

Info found by Sara Anja, Marianne Saietz, Julia Bezbakh and Venche M. Translated by Marianne Saietz

Release of album “Vi har den ære”.

The artists are: Ravi, Kaizers Orchestra, The BlackSheeps, Katzenjammer, Kråkesølv,  Noora Noor, Valkyrien Allstars, Magnet, Alexander Rybak, Didrik Solli-Tangen, Tooji, Jaa9 & OnklP and others”

  Sold digitally worldwide:

The album is for sale, worldwide, as MP3 amazon.com 

On both websites, you can listen to a snippet of all the songs.

Digitally for Norway on iTunes: HERE

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The physical album is for sale in some countries by the following links:

Norway

Cdon.no: HERE

Platekompaniet:  HERE 

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For the following countries:

Austria,  Belgium,  France, Germany,  Greece,  Ireland, Italy,  Luxemburg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

 Cdon.eu: HERE

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Sweden:

Cdon.se: HERE

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Denmark:

Cdon.dk: HERE

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Finland:

Cdon.fi: HERE

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In 2012, Torbjørn Egner would have been 100 years old!

Text from Cdon.com: “Not much is so incorporated in the norwegian cultural inheritance as the songs of Torbjørn Egner. In november, it is finally here: The artists own tribute to Torbjørn Egner.  The CD contains 12 songs- in which  prominent Norwegian artists give their own interpretation of their favorite Torbjørn Egner song.

More about Torbjørn Egner :

Thorbjørn Egner (12 December 1912 – 24 December 1990) was a Norwegian playwright, songwriter and illustrator known for his books, plays and musicals for children.

Egner is particularly known for his books Karius og Baktus (1949), Thorbjørn Egners lesebøker (1950–1972), Klatremus og de andre dyrene i Hakkebakkeskogen (1953) and Folk og røvere i Kardemommeby (1955, translated 1976). The latter two were made into successful musicals. He also illustrated his own books.

Thorbjørn Egner received the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav in 1972 and Cappelen Prize in 1979. He also won three Spellemann awards (Spellemannprisen): in 1975 for Ole Brumm og vennene hans , in 1977 for the album Folk og røvere i Kardemomme by and in 1982 for Beste Egnerviser, a collection of his songs.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorbj%C3%B8rn_Egner

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