Jonsi Birgisson

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Guitarist
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Date of Birth April 23, 1975
Place of Birth Iceland
Age 45 years old
Horoscope Taurus

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About Jonsi Birgisson

Born Jon Birgisson and better known by his stage name 'Jonsi,' this post rock guitarist and singer rose to fame as a member of the Icelandic band Sigur Ros. His unique musical talents include singing in a countertenor register and strumming the guitar using a bow made for a cello.

Before Fame

In the mid 1990s, he was the lead singer of a band called Bee Spiders. He released Von, his first album with Sigur Ros, in 1997.

Achievement

As the result of a severed optic nerve, he was born without vision in his right eye.

Family Life

Openly gay, he has been in a relationship with longtime partner and musician Alex Somers.

Associations

He collaborated with DJ Tiesto on a 2009 track titled "Kaleidoscope."

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Latest information about Jonsi Birgisson updated on February 23, 2021.

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