Ole Paus

Ole Paus

Ole Paus  Norwegian Artist


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Ole Paus is a 73 year old Norwegian Artist born on 9th February, 1947 in Oslo, Norway. Their zodiac sign is Aquarius

Ole Paus is a member of the following lists: 1947 births, Norwegian singer-songwriters and Spellemannprisen winners.


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First Name Ole
Last Name Paus
Age 73 years
Birthday 9th February, 1947
Birthplace Oslo, Norway
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Text Musician, singer-songwriter, writer
Occupation Artist
Year(s) Active 1970-, 1970–present
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar

Ole Paus (born 9 February 1947; full name Ole Christian Paus) is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, poet and author, who is widely regarded as the foremost troubadour of the contemporary Norwegian ballad tradition (Norwegian: visebølgen). During the 1970s Paus was known for his biting social commentary, especially in his ironic and sometimes libellous "musical newspapers" in the form of broadside ballads in a series of albums titled "The Paus Post". He has later become known for a softer and more lyrical style, and has written some of Norway's best known songs, such as "Innerst i sjelen" and "Engler i sneen". He has often collaborated with Ketil Bjørnstad, notably on the "modern suite" Leve Patagonia; he has later collaborated with Kirkelig Kulturverksted on several projects, and with his son, the classical composer Marcus Paus, notably on the children's opera The Witches and several later works. One of his songs, "Mitt lille land", gained wide popularity after the 2011 Norway attacks and was described as "the new national anthem". He has been described as the Norwegian counterpart of Bob Dylan and as the "voice of the nation." Paus was discovered by artists Alf Cranner and Alf Prøysen, and was mentored by André Bjerke, Jens Bjørneboe and Henny Moan. Paus is noted for his consistent use of Norwegian and has been eager for other Norwegian musicians to switch from English to Norwegian.

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