Jullie Hjetland
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Jullie Hjetland
Jullie Hjetland
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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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