Garmarna

Garmarna

Folk Swedish Scandinavian Folk Medieval Folk Rock
Garmarna is a Swedish folk-rock band. Formed in 1990 in Sundsvall, Sweden, as a trio featuring Gotte Ringqvist, Stefan Brisland-Ferner, and Rickard Westman, Garmarna was inspired by Olov Johansson's musical score for a production of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Their debut album, Vittrad ("Withered"), released in April 1994, was nominated for a Swedish Grammy. The original trio was soon augmented by percussionist Jens Höglin and singer Emma Härdelin. In 1996 the band released their second album, Guds Spelemän ("The fiddlers of God") which received the Swedish Grammy award as Album of the Year.

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Top Albums

  • Guds Spelemän
    Guds Spelemän
  • Vittrad
    Vittrad
  • Vedergällningen
    Vedergällningen
  • Garmarna
    Garmarna
  • Hildegard von Bingen
    Hildegard von Bingen
  • Vengeance
    Vengeance
  • Gods Musicians
    Gods Musicians
  • Le Mystère des Chants Vikings
    Le Mystère des Chants Vikings
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    Euchari

Garmarna. Artist Bio

Garmarna is a Swedish folk-rock band. Formed in 1990 in Sundsvall, Sweden, as a trio featuring Gotte Ringqvist, Stefan Brisland-Ferner, and Rickard Westman, Garmarna was inspired by Olov Johansson's musical score for a production of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Their debut album, Vittrad ("Withered"), released in April 1994, was nominated for a Swedish Grammy. The original trio was soon augmented by percussionist Jens Höglin and singer Emma Härdelin. In 1996 the band released their second album, Guds Spelemän ("The fiddlers of God") which received the Swedish Grammy award as Album of the Year.

Read more about Garmarna on Last.fm.


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