Magne Furuholmen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Magne Furuholmen

Norwegian musician

Date of Birth: 01-Nov-1962

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Profession: composer, singer, record producer, pianist, musician, songwriter, guitarist, postage stamp designer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Magne Furuholmen

  • Magne Furuholmen (born 1 November 1962) is a Norwegian musician and visual artist.
  • He was named Knights First Class of the Order of St.
  • Olav by King Harald for his services to Norwegian music and his international success.
  • Furuholmen, better known to music fans by his stage name Mags, is the keyboardist of the synthpop/rock band A-ha, and co-wrote hits such as "Take On Me", "Stay on These Roads", "Manhattan Skyline", "Cry Wolf", "Forever Not Yours", "Analogue (All I Want)", "Minor Earth Major Sky", "Touchy!", "You Are the One", "Move To Memphis" and "Foot of the Mountain".
  • The band A-ha has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.Furuholmen is also a visual artist with solo exhibitions held in Norway, the UK, and elsewhere in Europe.
  • His work is represented in private and public institutions and museums worldwide, among them The Norwegian State Archives, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and others.
  • In 2016 Magne Furuholmen undertook his biggest commission to date and created the largest ceramic sculpture park in Scandinavia titled "Imprints", which is located in Fornebu outside Oslo.
  • In 2017 the University of Agder in Norway nominated five new honorary doctors in connection with the university's 10th anniversary.
  • The degree was awarded for significant scientific or artistic efforts.
  • Magne Furuholmen was one of the recipients.

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