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Anita Skorgan

Name:Anita Skorgan
Born:13-11-1958
Nationality:Norwegian
   
National Finals:Melodi Grand Prix (7x between 1976 and 1985
ESC Entries:

Casanova (1977)

Oliver (1979)

Adieu (1982)

   
Website:Facebook/Anita

Biography

Anita is a Norwegian singer-songwriter. Her first appearance on tv was when she participated in the ballet singing game Little Ida’s flowers, which was broadcast on NRK Television in 1968.As her music career expanded, the demand for Anita Skorgan grew also. Before she knew it, she landed multiple appearances on the hit television show “Melodi Grand Prix” seven times between 1976 and 1985. She represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest a total of five times: twice as a solo artist (1977,1779), once as a member of the duo Jahn Teigen & Anita Skorgan (1982) , once as his backing singer in 1983, and also as Finn Kalvik’s backing singer in his 1981 performance. Anita again represented Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest as a co-writer and backing singer in 1988. She received the Spellemannprisen 1979 in the pop class for the album “Ingen vei tilbake” and the Gammleng-prisen in 1991 in the pop class. She has released a number of CDs and written songs for other artists. In 2004, Skorgan joined a group called Queen Bees with Rita Eriksen and Marianne Antonsen. In the spring of 2006, Marianne Antonsen was replaced by Hilde Heltberg.
In connection with her 50th anniversary, she published the book “Anitas Desember”, with her daughter Sara Skorgan Teigen as illustrator November 13, 2008.

Entries

Country:Norway
Year:1977
Language:Norwegian
   
Artist:Anita Skorgan
Song:Casanova
Lyrics:Dag Nordtømme
Composer(s):Svein Strugstad
Conductor:Carsten Klouman
   
Backings:

Anne Lise Gjøstel

Anne Sofie Qvale

Gro Bergsland

Results 
Points:18
Position:14
Running order:5
Country:Norway
Year:1979
Language:Norwegian
   
Artist:Anita Skorgan
Song:Oliver
Lyrics:Philip Kruse
Composer(s):Anita Skorgan
Conductor:Sigurd Jansen
   
Backings:

Kari Gjærum

Wenche Hallan

George Keller

Helge Lindemann

Kristian Lindemann

Results 
Points:57
Position:11
Running order:16
Country:Norway
Year:1982
Language:Norwegian
   
Artist:Jahn Teigen & Anita Skorgan
Song:Adieu
Lyrics:Herodes Falsk
Composer(s):Jahn Teigen
Conductor:Sigurd Jansen
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:40
Position:12
Running order:3
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