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Björk

Singer Björk
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Full Name: Björk Guðmundsdóttir
Profession: Singer

Nationality:
Iceland
Icelandic

Biography: Famous initially as the lead singer of the alternative rock band "The Sugarcubes", she has developed an eclectic and avant-garde musical style over her three-decade solo career that incorporates a range of musical styles.

Critics have praised her innovative approach to singing and song composition, and some believe she is the most important musician of her generation.

Born: November 21, 1965
Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
Age: 56 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events

  • 1993-07-05 Icelandic musician Björk releases her 1st solo album "Debut"
  • 1995-06-13 Björk releases her 2nd art pop solo album "Post"
  • 2000-05-25 53rd Cannes Film Festival: "Dancer in the Dark" directed by Lars von Trier and starring Björk (Best Actress) wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2005-07-02 Live 8 concert at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan; performers include Björk, Good Charlotte, Dreams Come True, Do As Infinity, and McFly

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