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Ketil Stokkan

Name:Ketil Stokkan
Born:29-4-1956
Nationality:Norwegian
   
National Finals:Melodi Grand Prix 1983, 1986,1990
ESC Entries:

Brandenburger Tor (1990)

Romeo (1986)

   
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Biography

Ketil Stokkan is a Norwegian singer, guitarist and songwriter. He is best known as a front figure in the group ZOO in the early 1980s as well as a participant in the Melodi Grand Prix. He represented Norway twice in the Eurovision Song Contest: in 1986 and in 1990.
In the mid-1970s, Stokkan was a member of a band called Nexus. In 1977 he joined ZOO at Stokmarknes, where he became the most important songwriter and vocalist. After two albums in English, ZOO was successful with four albums in Norwegian and songs such as “Evig ung”, “Vent, ikkje legg på” and “Ola Nordmanns sexualliv” – all three songs written and sung by Ketil Stokkan. As of 2018, Ketil Stokkan works as a teacher at Nordkjosbotn secondary school.

Entries

Country:Norway
Year:1990
Language:Norwegian
   
Artist:Ketil Stokkan
Song:Brandenburger Tor
Lyrics:Ketil Stokkan
Composer(s):Ketil Stokkan
Conductor:Pete Knutsen
   
Backings:

Pernilla Emme
Geir Nordheim
Ketil Hugo Johansen
2 musicians, names unknown

Results 
Points:8
Position:21
Running order:9
Country:Norway
Year:1986
Language:Norwegian
   
Artist:Ketil Stokkan
Song:Romeo
Lyrics:Ketil Stokkan
Composer(s):Ketil Stokkan
Conductor:Egil Monn-Iversen
   
Backings:

Frank Ådahl
Kari Gjærum
Sigvart Dagsland
Jonny Nymoen
Olav Klingen

Results 
Points:44
Position:12
Running order:4
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