Agnes Obel , born on 28 October 1980 in Gentofte, Denmark, is a Danish musician, composer and performer.
His first album Philharmonics, released in 2010, is certified gold (IFPI). In October 2011, Agnes Obel won the European Border Breakers Awards 2012. In November 2011, she won five prizes at the Danish Music Awards (en) : best album, best pop, best new artist, best female singer and best actress>.
Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel was born on 28 October 1980 in Gentofte, north of Copenhagen. His mother plays the piano and often plays the children's pieces of Bartók and Chopin. His father was, in his youth, a professional guitarist. As a child, she regularly listens to Jan Johansson's melodies (en) . Jazz pianist Jan Johansson takes traditional folk songs back to the piano, accompanying them with melodies of great simplicity. "Orchestral or symphonic music has never been particularly interesting to me. I have always been drawn to simple melodies, almost childish. (...) I also took a long time to write texts, the tunes I like already seem to tell a story, project images>. "
The singer joins her first rock band at the age of seventeen. Agnes plays bass playing a few short tours and even records some songs. She goes to high school in Det frie Gymnasium and studies at the University of Roskilde in Denmark.