Icelandic pop singer who represented his country in the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest and 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. In 1995, he ranked 15th place.
He grew up in Hafnarfjorour, a port town in Southwest Iceland.
He has released nearly thirty solo albums between 1969 and 2013. His 2013 album Duet 3 featured Jon Jonsson.
His daughter, Svala, also had a career as a pop singer.
He and internationally-renowned singer, Bjork, were both born in Iceland.