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Jon Thor Birgisson Poster

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Date of Birth 23 April 1975Iceland
Birth NameJón Þór Birgisson
Nickname Jónsi
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jon Thor Birgisson was born on April 23, 1975 in Iceland as Jón Þór Birgisson.

Trade Mark (1)

Playing guitar with a cello bow

Trivia (3)

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'.

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