Sven Nyhus
Favorite

Sven Nyhus

Top Songs

1
Reinlender Etter Nils Bergsvangen

Albums

About

Sven Nyhus

Biography

Outside of Scandinavia the best-known Norwegian fiddler would probably be Annbjorg Lien, but folk music purists are sure to prefer Sven Nyhus. Nyhus, along with Hans Brimi represents an archetype in Scandinavia, the stern-looking fiddler playing dance music, sometimes accompanied only by his own foot stomping out the beat. Sven Nyhus (b. 1932) is from the Østerdalen region of Norway. In this region the flatfele ("flat fiddle" or violin) predominates, but Nyhus sometimes plays th... Read more

Chat About Sven Nyhus