Inga Juuso

 

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: Norwegian singer and actress who had a long career performing with various musicians in Scandinavia and was the first Sami (an ethnic group indigenous to Scandinavia) named "Traditional Folk Musician of the Year" in Norway in 2012, but who was known for her own band performances in the genres of jazz and traditional Sami folk music as she did recordings and collaborations with musicians like Steiner Raknes, Hakon Mjaset Johansen, and Jorn Oien, and also appeared in the 2008 film The Kautokeino Rebellion by prolific Sami film director Nils Gaup.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: October 5, 1945

 

Died: August 23, 2014

 

Location: Norway