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The Johannes Kleppevik statue

Vestland, 5378

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Johannes Kleppevik (born 10 October 1947, died 3 February 2001) was a Norwegian troubadour and vice singer from Sotra in Hordaland, now Vestland. Kleppevik was a driving force behind establishing Torgdagen in Bergen, which has become an annual event.

Kleppevik was often called the "troubadour of the coast" because many of his songs were about life on the coast. Among his most famous songs are "Oldefather", "Berre et bilde på min lugar", "No kjem ein vals" and "Tar du med ei helsing". In total, he wrote about 130 songs, but most of them were never recorded. In the 1980s, he wrote the song "Jeg mater duene" together with Fred Ove Reksten in honor of the city's original Otto Fredrik Wollertsen, known as "Ottoen". The song was performed at Wollertsen's funeral by actor Helge Jordal. In 2012, a book was published with the story of Johannes Kleppevik and 65 of his songs. The book was written by Olav Kobbeltveit, and Kleppevik's three children did the work of collecting and processing lyrics and melody

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