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Grethe Kausland & Benny Borg

Group Members:Grethe Nilsen
Benny Borg
   
Nationality:Norwegian-Swedish
   
National Finals:

Melodi Grand Prix 1972

ESC Entries:Småting (1972)
   
Website:Facebook/Benny

Biography

Grethe Kausland was a Norwegian singer, performer and actress. As a child star she was one of Norway’s most popular singers (her debut single “Teddyen min” from 1955, sold more than 100 000 records), and she participated in several films as a child. She represented Norway in the European Song Contest 1972 with Benny Borg. From 1973 she performed regularly with the entertaining group Dizzie Tunes. She was awarded with the “Spellemannprisen” 1978 for the album “A Taste of Grethe Kausland, and “Leonardstatuetten” 1991 for her achievements on the revue scene.

She died from lung cancer on November 16, 2007 , aged 60

Benny Borg is a Swedish singer and composer. He moved to Norway in 1968. He is known for his cooperation with the Dizzie Tunes, and with Grethe Kausland. He won a Spellemannprisen award in 1973and represented Norway  in the Eurovision Song Contest 1972 . In 2004 he won the Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award.

Entries

Country:Norway
Year:1972
Language:Norwegian
   
Artist:Grethe Kausland & Benny Borg
Song:Småting
Lyrics:Kåre Grøttum
Ivar Børsum
Composer(s):Kåre Grøttum
Ivar Børsum
Conductor:Carsten Klouman
   
Backings:
Results 
Points:73
Position:14
Running order:6
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