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Steindor Andersen is one of a very few remaining masters of rimur (a form of Icelandic epic song and chant). Born in 1954, he took a relatively early liking to the poetry on which the chanting is based, which led to a membership in IDUNN, a society devoted to the preservation of rimur, from where he soon began chanting as well. His talents soon became known, leading to concerts, recordings, and appearances largely throughout Iceland, culminating in a collaboration with the Icela... Read more

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