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Alexander Rybak – next stop Chicago – Interview 16.7.21 – Se og Hør

Alexander Rybak – moved back home to his childhood room.

Source: Paper issue of Se og Hør, published 16.7.2021. Text by Harald Gautner, photos: Espen Solli. English translation: Tessa La, revision by Anni Jowett.

Text to the featured picture: Playfulness: A lot is about music in the Rybak family’s home. Dad Igor gives private lessons in violin, Mom accompanies on piano, while Alexander creates new and fantastic music.

Welcome, says Alexander Rybak, who now lives at home with his mum and dad.

Not many know that the musical genius from Nesoddtangen set deep in the Oslo Fjord was asked to write the Melodi Grand Prix song for the “Queen of Austria”, Conchita Wurst . This was in 2014 and about four years after he himself won the competition with “Fairytale”.

“Se og Hør” met an openhearted Alexander Rybak (35) in his childhood home, which he left 17 years ago. There he has “corona-lived” the last 1,5 years.

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