20 January 1923
5 November 2015 (aged 92)
Nora Brockstedt (born 20 January 1923) is a successful Norwegian singer. She first entered a professional stage at the age of 20, namely the highly reputed Chat Noir in Oslo. During the next two decades, she managed to become one of Norway's most famous and beloved singers and entertainers.
Throughout the 1950s she had several sing-along radio hits, including "En liten pike i lave sko", "Augustin", and "Tango for to". In the years 1950 to 1954, she was a member of the six-member group The Monn Keys, which also included Arne Bendiksen and Egil Monn-Iversen. Brockstedt holds a reputation as one of the most prominent Alf Prøysen interpreters.
Brockstedt represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 1960 and 1961, with the memorable songs "Voi-voi" and "Sommer i Palma".Over the last few years, Nora has tuned into the jazz genre, with successful albums like As Time Goes By (2004) and Christmas Songs (2005). She has a strong following in the gay community
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