Jon Thor Birgisson was born on April 23, 1975 in Iceland as Jón Þór Birgisson.
Trade Mark (1)
Playing guitar with a cello bow
Leader singer and guitarist for Icelandic band Sigur Rós.
Blind in one eye.
In addition to Sigur Rós, Birgisson has a solo career as 'Jónsi'. He collaborated with his longtime companion Alex Somers under the name 'Jónsi & Alex' and previously fronted for the bands 'Stoned' and 'Bee Spiders'. He occasionally releases solo material under the alias 'Frakkur'.