Biography

Jón “Jónsi” Þór Birgisson is the guitarist and vocalist for the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós. He is known for his use of a cello bow on guitar and his falsetto voice. Jónsi is blind in his right eye. He is openly gay, and his boyfriend Alex Somers has done much of the graphic design for Sigur Rós. They also perform together as an art collaboration called Jónsi & Alex. They released their self-titled first book in November 2006, which was an embossed hardcover limited to 1000 copies, along with their first album, Riceboy Sleeps, in July 2009.

Jón “Jónsi” Þór Birgisson is the guitarist and vocalist for the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós. He is known for his use of a cello bow on guitar and his falsetto voice. Jónsi is blind in his right eye. He is openly gay, and his boyfriend Alex Somers has done much of the graphic design for Sigur Rós. They also perform together as an art collaboration called Jónsi & Alex. They released their self-titled first book in November 2006, which was an embossed hardcover limited to 1000 copies, along with their first album, Riceboy Sleeps, in July 2009.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 7

Birthday 1975-04-23

Place of Birth Iceland

Official Site http://jonsi.com/

Also Known As

  • Jónsi
  • Jonsi

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Sense8 (4 episodes) as Magnus
2011 Game of Thrones (1 episode) as Musician
2010 Go Quiet
2007 Heima as Himself
2005 Screaming Masterpiece as himself

Sound

2015 Aloha Original Music Composer

Writing

2011 Inni Writer

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