Jahn Teigen

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Birthday
27, 1949
Birthplace
Norway
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Norway

About

Perhaps most well known for representing his native Norway in the Eurovision Song Contests of 1978, '82, and '83, he is also notable for his albums Mentalkrem (1980) and En Dags Pause (1979) and for his hit single "Mil Etter Mil" (1978). In addition, he fronted a rock band called Popol Vuh and performed with a comedic music group called Prima Vera.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he released the popular 1976 album Stolen from Time with his Popol Vuh (renamed Popol Ace) bandmates.

Trivia

At the 1976 Norwegian selection competition for the Eurovision Song Contest, he famously performed the song "Voodoo" wearing a skeleton costume.

Family Life

Born Jan Teigen, he spent his youth in Tonsberg, Norway. Before ending in divorce, his marriage to fellow singer Anita Skorgan produced a daughter.

Associated With

He and fellow Norwegian vocalist Rolf Lovland both competed in the Eurovision Song Contest.