Jan Garbarek

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Birthday
4, 1947
Birthplace
Norway
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Norway

About

Norwegian tenor and saxophonist who is most recognized for his numerous recordings with ECM Records, like Aftenland.

Before Fame

He grew up in Mysen where he used music as an escape for his tumultuous childhood.

Trivia

He was appointed a Knight 1st Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1999.

Family Life

He married his wife Vigdis when he was only twenty-one. Their child Anja is a vocalist and a composer.

Associated With

He and musician Ronni Tekro were both born in Norway.