Jónsi
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1975-04-23
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Jónsi

Jónsi Biography (Wikipedia)

Jón Þór "Jónsi" Birgisson ( (listen); born 23 April 1975) is an Icelandic musician; he is the vocalist and multi-instrumentalist for the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós. He is known for his use of a cello bow on guitar and his falsetto or countertenor voice. He is blind in his right eye from birth as a result of a broken optic nerve from the brain. He is openly gay. Apart from Sigur Rós, Jónsi also performs together with his partner Alex Somers as an art collaboration called Jónsi & Alex. They released their self-titled first book in November 2006, which was an embossed hardcover limited to 1,000 copies. The two also released the album Riceboy Sleeps, in July 2009. On 1 December 2009, Jónsi's official website, jonsi.com, was launched in anticipation of his debut solo album, Go, which was released on 5 April 2010. After the release of the album, Jónsi promptly started a tour across North America and Europe, featuring songs from the album plus a few other selections, planning to tour from March to September.

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Past BBC Events

Live Lounge: Jonsi
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e6q2fx
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2010-03-20T17:35:41
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20
Mar
2010
Live Lounge: Jonsi

Live Lounge: Jonsi

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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