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November 21, 1965 in Reykjavík
Björk is a mononym of Björk Guðmundsdóttir (b. 21 Nov 1965), an Icelandic singer-songwriter, composer, music producer and occasional actress, whose work includes eight solo albums and two film soundtracks. She is known for including elements of rock, jazz, electronic, classical, industrial, ethereal wave and trip-hop music in her work. Her voice has also been acclaimed for its distinctive qualities. In 2010, she won the Polar Music Prize in recognition of her "deeply personal music and lyrics, her precise arrangements and her unique voice.
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Björk November 6, 2015