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Jan Høiland (6 February 1939, Stavanger, Norway – 7 June 2017, Sweden) was a Norwegian singer, who lived for many years in Harstad. The song "Tiotusen röda rosor" by Thore Skogman was Høiland's biggest hit.[1] He scored several chart successes in Norway.[2]

Jan Høiland
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Jan Høiland performs at the 2007 Festival of North Norway
Background information
Born (1939-02-06)February 6, 1939
Stavanger, Norway
Died June 7, 2017(2017-06-07) (aged 78)
Sweden
Genres popular music, schlager
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1957 (1957)-2017 (2017)

Accompanied by Finn Våland on piano, he made his debut at Cafe Inger in Stavanger in 1957, followed by his record debut "Det vil komme av seg selv"/"Dormi-dormi-dormi" (1958), on Columbia.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kokkelærlingen som ble smørsanger", nrk.no; accessed 9 June 2017.(in Norwegian)
  2. ^ "Discography Jan Høiland". Norwegiancharts. 

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