Jullie Hjetland
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Jullie Hjetland
Jullie Hjetland
Born Denmark
Genres Folk
Electronica
Singer
Composer
2008-present
Website Official website

Jullie Hjetland is a Danish musician and composer who records in folk, jazz and electronica genres. She was a recipient of the Danish Music Folk Awards (da) in 2009 and 2014.

Life and career

Hjetland completed her bachelor's degree in folk music at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Odense. She was awarded a master's degree in folk music from the Ole Bull Academy in Voss, Norway (part of the University of Bergen).[1]

Born to a Danish mother and a Norwegian father, Hjetland records in eight Nordic languages. She is the frontwoman of the Danish folk band Basco, also performing folk-influenced electronic music as part of her project Lukkif. Paste magazine describes Hjetland a "shining light of the Danish Nordic roots scene" and praises her "huge vocal range".[2] Hjetland has also collaborated with the Danish musician and composer Henrik Marstal (da) to form a duo combining elements of folk, dream-pop and ambient music.[3]

In 2009, Hjetland was named Vocalist of the Year at the Danish Music Folk Awards (da). She was named Musician / Singer of the Year in 2014.[4]

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