Inger Jacobsen was a Norwegian singer and actress. Jacobsen made her first recordings during World War II and became a popular singer and actress in the post-war period, appearing often on television and radio, and in films and stage productions, until shortly before her death. From 1976 she was a member of the travelling Riksteateret. Her best-known record is ” Frøken Johansen og jeg”, which topped the Norwegian chart in 1960. In 1962 she represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest. Jacobsen was known to be a private individual who avoided the world of celebrity and prefered to keep details of her personal life out of the public eye.
Inger Jacobsen died of cancer on July 21, 1996, aged 72.