Vocalist and composer from Stavanger, living in Bergen. Sigvart Dagsland is known for his good singing voice, his social commitment, his good songs and serious lyrics in dialect. Less well known is his distinctive sense of humour. This composition has led to Sigvart Dagsland releasing albums of very different character, ranging from solemn hymns to unbridled humour, but everything is done with a convincing seriousness. He has released 18 solo albums, and holds 30-50 concerts across the country each year. Awarded “Prøysenprisen” in 2009. Nominated for a “Spellemann” (grammy) three times in the pop category and received it once. Also nominated for Hit Awards. Each new Dagsland album sells on average to gold. His began as a boy soprano with a candle in his hand in the Stavanger Cathedral Choir when he was 12, formed the band “Tro og Liv ” in 1982, joined the revue group “Løgnaslaget” for some years. Has been a backing singer for several artists and has participated in the Norwegian ESC as both backing singer and artist.
His 20th anniversary as a recording artist was celebrated in autumn 2005 and spring 2006 with three anniversary concerts in Stavanger, Oslo and Bergen. The concert lasted three hours, and they were all sold out, and they offered a wide range of guest soloists who have been involved in any musical context throughout his career. More about his career on his homepage.
NAME: Sigvart Dagsland
HOME COUNTRY: Norway
3 WORDS TO DESCRIBE MYSELF: Difficult!! Eh, “A Good Try”.. Haha….
WHAT DO I HAVE IN MY POCKETS RIGHT NOW: Car keys…..
WHAT MADE ME LAUGH THE LAST TIME: I laugh a lot. Can`t remember..
AS A CHILD I DREAMT OF BECOMING A … : Journalist!
WHAT IS YOUR WORK RELATIONSHIP TO THE FIDDLER?:
We met at the same TV-program, and got to know each other over 10 days of filming.
MY FIRST MEETING WITH THE FIDDLER:
We met at a TV-show, a fund-raising program some years ago, and had a lunch with friends
WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THE FIDDLER:
First of all I love his musicality! After that, I also like his bad jokes….
WHAT IS ANNOYING ABOUT THE FIDDLER:
I can`t think of anything annoying with him. Give me some days…
THE MOST REMARKABLE THING I EXPERIENCED WHILE SPENDING THOSE DAYS WITH THE FIDDLER:
Definately his musicality. He plays fantastic on his fiddle, and sings very well too, but the ability to blend in with the music is the most interesting.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS EXACT SONG FROM THE FIDDLER’S CATALOGUE?:
I chose it because I think it`s his best, beside “Fairytale”.
WHAT DID YOU THINK ABOUT ALEXANDER’S INTERPRETATION OF YOUR SONG?
I loved it!
MESSAGE TO THE FACEBOOKIES:
Keep up with the good work!!
Links to Sigvart’s social networks:
Listen to and buy his music on these links:
Sigvart Dagsland and his wife Karoline Krüger kept their extensive careers separate for a long time. But in recent years they have had great success with their duo concerts, where they only had a grand piano with them on stage. In 2013 the partnership was taken one step further, with the concept “A Christmas concert”.