Hreimur Örn Heimisson

Hreimur Örn Heimisson grew up in the countryside of Iceland on a small pigfarm. All his life he’s had to work hard and be around farm animals. At the age of 19 in 1997 this talented musician started a pop group called “Land & synir” and their first single made it to the top of the charts and stayed there for three weeks.They soon became one of the most popular bands in the country and that was the beginning of a great music career releasing four albums and writing numerous top hits.

In 2001 Hreimur and the band signed with the prestigiuos Warner company in New York and recorded an album for the American market. Fate stepped in and the album was never to be realeased. Due to the 9/11 attacks, everyone was cut from the label. Ever since Hreimur has had a successful career in Iceland both as a singer and songwriter, having written hits that will stay in the hearts of the Icelanders for years to come. He performs with his band all over the country, sings as a duo with Vignir Snær and used to perform as a duo with his dear friend Sjonni.

Hreimur’s solo album is due to be released in 2012. Hreimur who is always smiling, has lovely green eyes and is a family man with two gorgeous children. He is the soccer player in the group playing on a regular basis and he used to be able to jump 1.70 m in the high jump. These days golf is Hreimur’s favorite sport.

Source: Sjonni's Friends

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