29 August 1957 (age 59)
Susanne Rosenberg (born 1957) is one of Swedens foremost folksingers today, exhibiting a wide range of vocal expressions, from her focus at folksinging techniques, such as kulning, extending to baroque, jazz and modern art music.
Susanne Rosenberg has been a pioneer in both rediscovering the older swedish style of folksinging,
as well as using it in new artistic environments, involving cooperation with Swedens foremost contemporary composers and directors. She has started some of Swedens most famous folkmusic groups, such as Rosenbergs Sjua and Rotvälta, has toured Europe several times. She has been a soloist i Ryuichi Sakamotos Opera L I F E in Japan during 1999 and is represented on a number
of records since the early eighties until today. She received the prestigious "Kristallpriset" of year 2000 for her work in Swedish musiklife and she is senior lecturer at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.In 2001 she participated as a soloist in "Sonic Convergence" in New York together with, among other, Clark Terry and under the conducting of Quincy Jones.
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